Prof. Fola Aboaba, one of the closest persons to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has passed on.
He died in Lagos on Saturday, January 21 about 47 days to his 90th birthday after a brief illness.
Professor Aboaba was in a circle of three friends very close to Pastor Adeboye. The others are Mr. Simeon Olakunrin (SAN) and Elder Felix Ohiwerei
Until his death, Prof. Aboaba officiated regularly at special Holy Ghost Nights of the RCCG. He played the role of introducing Pastor Adeboye to the podium to minister on such occasions. He also used to sing special songs to celebrate the birthday of Pastor Adeboye.
He was the founding Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Redeemer’s University.
A professor Emeritus of Agricultural Engineering Aboaba was a member Board of Trustees of the RCCG and also Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board and Lands Committee of the Church.
Prof Aboaba was also one of the founding fathers of the National Prayer Movement.
May God keep his family and grant the body of Christ as well as RCCG in particular fortitude to bear his departure.