Pa Enoch Adeboye has officially retired as the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian church of God (RCCG). Joseph Obayemi has been named as the pastor who will take over the reigns of leadership in the church.
Obayemi was appointed by Adeboye during a thanksgiving service for church ministers on Saturday morning. Adeboye has led the church since 1981 and was ordained and appointed by the founder of the church, Late Josiah Akindayomi.
According to a source privy to activities in the church, Adeboye will continue to head the global ministry while Obayemi will head church affairs in Nigeria.
It is true that Obayemi has been named. But Pastor Adeboye has not retired. He will still be in charge of the Holy Ghost service and other major church services, but Pastor Obayemi will lead the RCCG in Nigeria.
Obayemi was promoted to the position of Assistant General Overseer in August 2016. Adeboye himself has confirmed his retirement by sharing this on his facebook page;