Pastor (Mrs) Foluke Adenike Adeboye

Pastor (Mrs) Foluke Adenike Adeboye is the wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and is greatly admired for her selfless service to the body of Christ and to society.

She was born on Tuesday 13th July 1948 to the family of Jacob Adelusi Adeyokunnu - a prince of the royal family and lineage of Ijeshaland, the Owa Obokun Oji - thus, she is a princess. Her father was a teacher, a catechist and a strict disciplinarian, who raised his children as staunch Methodists. She is the eldest of ten children.

Pastor Folu Adeboye, is blessed with the rare gifts of administration, planning, hospitality, counseling, mentoring, ministering comfort, care, and encouragement to many, bringing hope, love and succor to the hopeless. Endowed with immense initiative and great capacity for hard work. A missionary and minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. A powerful intercessor, Bible Teacher & role model for lots of women. A pioneer of multiple projects, ministries and missions to the glory of God.

Her concern for the spiritual and physical welfare of people, particularly the less privileged, is demonstrated in great sacrifices of time, talent and resources aimed at improving the well-being of vulnerable women and children across the world. One of her ministry projects - Africa Missions – was set up in 1996 to promote the spread of the gospel in Africa and in other continents.

With a passion for planting Christian schools, has made immense contributions to the Nigerian Education sector, coordinating work in the field of Christian Education, by starting a vigorous movement (Christ the Redeemer’s Schools Movement) that has led to the founding of several Christian Educational institutions caring for the educational welfare of children in Nigeria and around the globe.

The initiative also encourages the introduction of sustainable development programmes meant to improve the quality of life of vulnerable children, youths, women and families.

A dutiful wife, a devoted mother and grandmother, a tireless evangelist, a hospitable and seasoned teacher with passion for excellence at all levels of education.

She remains focused on the manifold call of God on her life, especially through the helps and teaching ministries within and beyond the RCCG family.

Pastor (Mrs) Folu Adeboye