The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is celebrating his 79th birthday today.
Adeboye who recently celebrated his 40th year anniversary as the G.O of the RCCG was born on March 2nd, 1942 in Ifewara, near Ife, in Osun State.
To mark this year’s birthday, the septuagenarian holds an annual praise concert, Marathon Messiah’s Praise (MMP)(79 hours of uninterrupted praise) at the Redemption camp, although this year’s edition will be virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year’s edition is tagged “BEHOLD THE KING” and it is also held across the world – Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, Australia, Australia and South America; including Honduras, Canada, the United States, United Kingdom, amongst others.
Before becoming a preacher, Adeboye was a lecturer. He acquired a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in 1967 at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), a master’s degree in hydrodynamics from the University of Lagos in 1969 and in 1975, he obtained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Lagos. He holds a position as Professor of Mathematics at the University of Lagos.
Adeboye got married in 1967 to Foluke Adenike and they share four children together namely: Adeolu Adeboye, Bolu Adubi (née Adeboye), Leke Adeboye and Dare Adeboye.
Thousands of Nigerians have taken to the popular microblogging site, Twitter, to congratulate and rejoice with Pastor Adeboye on his landmark birthday.
Happy birthday Daddy GO.
Thank you sir for your service and labour of love. 💃💃💃💃💃
You have impacted my life greatly. pic.twitter.com/y3MbzIKU11
— Oluwadara Spreading. EventPlanner, Gift Curator (@daraciousdara) March 2, 2021
Daddy GO with the swag!
A Man of honour!
A Leader to Many Nations!
A true Man Of God!
— Tosin Gabriel🕊️ (@OgbeniDove) March 2, 2021
Daddy GO, the man with swag. The man of God I respect. Happy 79th birthday Daddy @PastorEAAdeboye. More anointing Sir. We March born are special. Proudly March babe#EAA79 Pastor Adeboye pic.twitter.com/fzQKvVzWlS
— Peace Damilola David (@PeaceDavidDee) March 2, 2021
My Daddy My Daddy
To a Father
Our Role model
A man worthy of emulation
A man of honour!
A True Servant of God!
Thank you for yielding.
Thank you for been a true example.
Daddy Adeboye is 79!
Happy Birthday Papa 🎉🎉
We pray God keep and protect you sir.#EAA79 pic.twitter.com/UVlP08ka7O
— Lade of the most high✨✨ (@iam_omolardey) March 2, 2021
Happy birthday Daddy🔥❤️
Thank you for loving God and yielding to this call.
You have made a very great impact in my life and the lives of so many people.
— Simi (@OlulankeSimi) March 2, 2021
My father My father.
Thanks for giving to the lord
Thanks for the constant seasoned words
Thanks for the sacrifices you made
Thanks for totally submitting yourself to this assignment God has placed in your hands.
God bless you❤
Happy birthday Daddy💃🏽💃🏽❤#EAA79 pic.twitter.com/L6QNmfHCdE
— Radical girl for Jesus🕊️❤✨ (@Nifemi_oe) March 2, 2021
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