Meet The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigerian Pentecostal Churches

Meet The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigerian Pentecostal Churches

Meet The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigerian Pentecostal Churches

Meet The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigerian Pentecostal Churches

The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigeria

There is no retirement in ministry, no one puts his/ her hand to the plough and looks back, such a person is termed Unfit. The work of God is meant to be done all the days of one’s life and that is how it is structured. The fulfilment of purpose should be met before the end of your time on earth.

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However, this is not always the case. Some men of God lose their life at the onset, middle, or peak of their assignment, while others see all they have dreamed of come to pass before their demise. Long life is the heritage of every believer, but not all including pastors enjoy that. Abraham, Moes, Samuel and so on were men of God that enjoyed longevity to the fullest in the Bible and were relevant till the end.

The Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigeria

The glory of the youths is in their strength, but old men in their grey hair (wisdom). The beginning of every ministry requires strength and capacity to move the work but longevity requires a lot of wisdom.  This can be proven by the consistency of result and stability in ministry these men in ministry have displayed. These are the top popular oldest General Overseers in Nigeria and the churches the function.

Below is a list of the Oldest Living General Overseers In Nigeria


1. Elijah Oludele Abina

Elijah Oludele Abina is the general overseer of The Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT). Although Abina did not found GOFAMINT, he only took over from the founder, Pastor George Ruben in 1988.

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This was after the death of Ruben in 1987. Abina was born on 16 June 1935 (aged 86) and has been in full-time ministry since October 1962 after he resigned from his secular job.


2. William Folorunsho Kumuyi

W.F. Kumuyi is the founder and General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC). Kumuyi officially named the ministry Deeper Life Bible Church in 1982. He was born on June 6, 1941 (aged 80) and was a lecturer with the University of Lagos (Unilag) before going into full-time ministry.

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3. Enoch Adejare Adeboye

E.A. Adeboye is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). He was born on March 2, 1942 (aged 79). Adeboye was not the founder of RCCG.

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He assumed leadership of the ministry in 1981, after Pa Akindayomi’s death in November 1980, and has since been the leader of the ministry.

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  1. Great work, you have not seen Bishop J.O Oyelade he’s the the Founder and Presiding bishop of the Christian Church International. Bishop Oyelade is 78 years. He should be in the list.

    Thank you

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