Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has announced a new General Overseer . He is Pastor Joseph Obayemi, the Assistant General Overseer ( Finance) and a member of the Governing Council.
Pastor Adeboye disclosed this to a bewildered congregation of ministers at the Redemption Camp on Saturday morning during the annual ministers thanksgiving service. He said the new General Overseer will oversee the Churches in Nigeria.
He also announced Pastor Johnson Funsho Odesola, the Assistant General Overseer ( Administration) as the General Secretary and Pastor Joseph Adeyokunu ,the financial Controller as Treasurer.
He said the changes were compelled by the government’s new regulation for churches which stipulates term for church leadership. The regulation is the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria ,Code of Governance for Non -profit Organisation. ( 2015)
A statement by Pastor Odesola on Saturday said ”the new structure is particular to Nigeria alone as Pastor E.A Adeboye remains the Spiritual Leader and Global Missioner of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.”