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7 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT PASTOR ADEBOYE’S WIFE

by Kufre Ekpo

Foluke Adenike Adeboye is the wife of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. She is also a Senior pastor and the Mother-in-Israel. She is popularly known as (Mummy G.O) in the church circle.

There a lot to learn about this virtuous woman of God. In this article, I will share 7 interesting things that most people didn’t know about Mrs Adeboye.

Folu is a Septuagenarian

It will surprise you to read that Pastor Mrs Foluke Adeboye is 72 years old this year. She was born on 13th of July, 1948. Her birthday has been well celebrated yearly in Redeemed Christian Church of God and the world over.

  • Folu is a first born in her family

 Foluke Adenike Adeyokunnu was her maiden name. She was the first born child and eldest of 10 children in the Adeyokunnu’s family in Ijesha land in Osun State.

  • Folu is a princes

 Mrs Adeboye comes from a royal family in Ijeshaland from the lineage of the Owa Obokun Oji. Her father, Jacob Adelusi Adeyokunnu was a Methodist Minister and teacher, while her mother was a trader.

  • She is an educationist

Folu Adeboye attended Methodist Primary School-Oke Eshe- Ilesha and Methodist Girls School- Agurodo-Ilesha after which she obtained her Grade II Teacher’s Certificate from United Missionary College (UMC), Ibadan. She thereafter proceeded to the College of Education, the University of Lagos for her Diploma in Education (Science and Mathematics).

  • Her Ministry and career

Folu Adeboye was officially ordained as a pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1996. She is a Bible teacher, Pastor, Author, and Speaker.

  • Her Favourite Bible Verses

Mummy G.O loves study the word of God. She four favourite bible verses: They are Acts 17:28a, which reads, “For in Him we live and move and have our being.” The second is Ps 23:3 - “He restored my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

The next is also a Psalm. It is Ps 16:8, it says, “I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Psalm 25:1 is the last one. It reads, “Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.”

  • She is Romantic

She is quite romantic. As a pastor and a role model, it makes hard for most people to imagine her as the romantic type. This side was on full display at a book presentation on August 15, 2017. Everyone was pleasantly surprised when Mrs. Folu hugged and kissed her husband. It is safe to say that this unexpected kiss shut down the Internet.

Folu’s wedding with Pastor Enoch Adeboye was on December 17, 1967. She is a mother of four children (three sons and a daughter, who are all Pastors and happily married and several grandchildren from the marriage. Unfortunately, she loses one of her sons recently.

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