The Redeemed Christian Church of God’s General Overseer, Pastor Adeboye Enoch has appointed and anointed J. O Obayemi as the General Overseer for RCCG Nigeria while he , Pastor Adeboye leads RCCG overseas region.
The very humble and anointed man of God who just turned 74 late last year, allegedly did so inline with the recent regulational procedures released by the Financial Regulations Council, guiding all registered churches, mosques, and CSOs
He handed over to J. O Obayemi , who before now was special assistant to the general overseer on finance.
Many analysts have said it is the right thing to do as anything outside this handing over in this manner may have caused a huge disintegration of the large church.
However, a statement signed by Leke Adeboye, the clergyman’s last son clarified that Adeboye remains the general overseer, Worldwide of RCCG while Obayemi will be leading the RCCG Nigeria.
According to him, the development was in line with the new legal requirements set up by the Financial Regulations Council, guiding all registered churches, mosques, and CSOs.
Leke Adeboye, the clergyman’s last son explained “The regulation stipulates that heads of non profit organisations like churches now have a maximum period of twenty years to lead their organizations while in retirement, they are not permitted to hand over to their families,”.