13th of July, 2023- Today marks a momentous occasion in the life of Pastor Folu Adeboye, the esteemed wife of
Pastor Enoch Adeboye and the gracious mother of millions of individuals across the globe.
As she celebrates her 75th birthday, we take this opportunity to reflect upon the extraordinary journey of this
remarkable woman, highlighting her accomplishments, unwavering faith, and invaluable contributions to the
growth of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Early Life and Education:

Born on July 13, 1948, in Nigeria, Pastor Folu Adeboye (née Adenike Adeyokunnu) was raised in a devout
Christian family. She completed her primary and secondary education at St. Saviour’s Anglican Primary School
and St. Mary’s Girls’ Grammar School, respectively.
Her passion for education led her to further her studies at the University of Lagos, where she obtained a
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Curriculum Development.

The Union of Two Great Hearts:

In 1967, destiny intertwined two exceptional individuals, Pastor Folu Adeboye and Pastor Enoch Adeboye. Their
union, blessed by God, has been a source of inspiration for millions around the world.
Together, they have embodied the essence of love, faith, and servant leadership, enriching countless lives
through their unwavering commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

A Woman of Influence:

Pastor Folu Adeboye’s life has been marked by a steadfast dedication to impacting the lives of others. As the
mother of the RCCG, she has served as the coordinator of the Women’s Fellowship and has overseen the
nurturing and spiritual development of countless women within the church.
Her heart for empowering women led to the establishment of the “Mother’s Summit,” an annual gathering that
equips and encourages women to fulfill their divine purpose in all spheres of life.
Furthermore, Pastor Folu Adeboye is actively involved in charitable initiatives through the Deborah and David
Foundation, which provides scholarships, vocational training, and healthcare assistance to the less privileged.
Her unwavering commitment to social welfare has earned her numerous accolades and recognition both
nationally and internationally.

A Trailblazer for Women:

Pastor Folu Adeboye’s life serves as a testament to the incredible potential that lies within women. Throughout
her journey, she has consistently broken barriers, challenging societal norms and stereotypes.
Her visionary leadership and exemplary character have inspired countless women to rise above limitations and
pursue their dreams with unwavering determination.

An Exemplary Wife and Mother:

At the heart of Pastor Folu Adeboye’s life is her role as a loving and supportive wife to Pastor Enoch Adeboye
and a nurturing mother to their children. Her unwavering commitment to her family has set an exceptional
example for couples and parents worldwide. She has gracefully balanced the demands of ministry, family life, and
personal growth, demonstrating the transformative power of love and faith in every aspect of life.

A Woman of Prayer:

One cannot reflect on the life of Pastor Folu Adeboye without acknowledging her deep and abiding prayer life.
She has been a pillar of strength and intercession, continually lifting the church, her family, and the nations in
fervent prayer. Her unwavering faith and reliance on God’s guidance have fueled the growth and impact of the
RCCG, shaping it into the global ministry it is today.
As we celebrate the 75th birthday of Pastor Folu Adeboye, we stand in awe of the countless lives she has
touched, the communities she has transformed, and the inspiration she has provided to people across
generations. Her life has been a testament to the power of faith, love, and service.
We join the RCCG family and the entire Christian community in showering her with encomiums, expressing our
deepest gratitude for her immeasurable contributions, and wishing her a joyous and blessed birthday.
May the years ahead be filled with abundant blessings, good health, and the continued favor of God as she
continues to impact lives and illuminate the path for countless others on their spiritual journeys.
Happy 75th birthday, Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye!

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