ADEJOBI, (Dr., Primate) Emmanuel Owoade Sunday Adeleke

Born September 15, 1922
Dr

ADEJOBI, (Primate)

Emmanuel

Owoade Sunday Adeleke
Gender: Male
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has eight children

Profession Clergy
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taught for two years before devoting time wholly to the Ministry of the Gospel and the Church; pioneered the Church of the Lord Aladura in parts of Lagos, former West and East Central States; founded and pioneered branches of the Church in Sierra-Leone. Ghana.. Gambia, London and New York (U.S.A.); succeeded late Dr. J. O. Ositelu as the Head of the Church of the Aladura throughout the world;

All Saints' Primary School, Oshogbo, Bible Training Institute Glasgow - obtained Bible Diploma, Institute Diploma and three Certificates of Lutheran Hours, Wyclif lTc Language School, London,1962-63
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Diploma of Nations! Spiritualist Union of Nigeria, Doctor of Philosophy – St, Olabs Academy, Doctor of Sacred Philosophy – World University; honorary membership of the National Geographic Society of America; Knight Great Band of African Redemption, Liberian Government;

The Duty of Christ, Faith and Divine Healing’, Aladuras Diseases and Cures. “Why we pay tithes and offering and “Annual Mount Tabieorar Prophecies to the whole world;

farming, horse-riding, walking, swimming, singing, “Ayo- Game.”

After assessing the situation and visiting the archbishop of Canterbury and W. Visser ‘t Hooft in Geneva, he opened a branch of the church in London in 1964. Returning to Nigeria, he founded a secondary school, printing press, and seminary near Lagos, headed by an American Mennonite missionary. Upon Oshitelu’s death in 1966, Adejobi became primate. In 1976 this church became one of the first independent African churches to join the World Council of Churches (WCC), and in 1983 Adejobi was elected to the WCC Central Committee. His numerous travels and statesmanlike vision made him the chief agent of the church’s international expansion and ecumenical acceptance.

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