- Redemption Camp, the sprawling settlement that housed the headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and other residence, now has a new name
- Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the RCCG, renamed the settlement located on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway Redemption City
- Adeboye announced the move at the end of the Church’s Ministers’ Conference on Sunday, August 7
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has reportedly said the Redemption Camp will now be known as Redemption City.
The camp, located on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway is a sprawling settlement of halls and residences of the faithful.
Adeboye said the Redemption Camp will henceforth carry the tag of a city, just like the Vatican City in Rome.
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Road named after RCCG's founder
Legit.ng gathers that the ring road in the Camp was also named after the founder of the church, Pastor Josiah Akindayomi.
Some other roads were named after some retired pastors of the church.
The Redemption City has become one of the miracles of the church, which continues to spread worldwide, even to countries like Libya.
It as gathered that that Adeboye as the General Overseer in the early 1980s lived in a room in Mushin, a suburb of Lagos because of the weak financial position of the church.
Pastor Adeboye had left his job as a university lecturer living in a large 7-bedroom house, to be the General Overseer.
Pastor Adeboye reveals some people mocked him when he lost his son
Meanwhile, Pastor Adeboye has revealed that some people mocked him when he lost his biological son in May 2021.
He stated this on Tuesday night, August 9 during the ongoing 70th annual convention of the church.
“Some of you have heard this before: when I was in the saddest period of my life, with so many questions and I know that even in my deep sorrow some people were still laughing at me," the cleric said.