ORITSEJAFOR, Ayodele Joseph Oritsegbubemi

Born November 10

Lagos State

Ayodele Joseph Oritbemi Oritsejafor is a Teacher, Evangelist, Prophet, Author, Philosopher, and Philanthropist. The 5th President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the first Pentecostal leader to hold the position. Papa Oritsejafor is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Mrs. Helen Oritsejafor (m. 1997)
Father's Name Mr. Joseph Monday Oritsejafor
Mother's Name Mrs. Roli Durojaiye Oritsejafor
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

– President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), February 7, 2005;

– President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), July 2010-July 2016;

All Nations For Christ Bible Institute, Benin City; Morris Cerrullo's School of Ministry(El Cortez), San Diego, California.

– Recipient, Golden key to the City of Kalamazoo, Michigan by the Mayor of the City;
– Recipient, International Youth Ambassador for Peace Award;
– Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), December 22, 2008;
– Recipient, ‘A True Servant of God Award’ by The Northern States Christian Elders Forum (NOSCEF), May 9, 2013.

– Walking in Unity;
– Breaking the Power of Yesterday;
– The Non-Essentials;
– The Stone That Killed Goliath;
– How to get answers to unanswered prayers;
– Power through the Church;
– The Battle is in the Mind;
– Be an Over-Comer;
– Power for the Journey;
– Faith Antidote for Daily Living;
– A Voice in the Wilderness;
– A Man amongst Men.

Papa Oritsejafor was the first to launch a Miracle crusade from Africa to a world audience via satellite in 1987 with evangelist Joe Martins. He also set up African Broadcasting Network, an international satellite Christian television station intended to serve as a voice for the gospel of Christ from Africa to the world. ABN is a satellite channel broadcasting from London, with a coverage that spans across the whole of Africa, parts of Asia and parts of Europe. ABN is currently viewed in 75 countries world-wide and online via WebTV.

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