How My Mum Stopped Me From Joining Army, Adeboye Opens Up

How My Mum Stopped Me From Joining Army, Adeboye Opens Up

  • Renowned preacher, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has revealed why he did not join the Nigerian Military
  • According to the G.O of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, his late mother of blessed memory, halted his plans to join the Force
  • Adeboye disclosed this during his sermon at the Church’s monthly Thanksgiving Service, which had military, paramilitary and other security forces in attendance

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, on Sunday, April 2nd, revealed that his passion for the military was halted by his mother.

While delivering his sermon for the first Sunday of the month of April, Thanksgiving service to be precise, Adeboye urged Nigerians to appreciate and support the efforts of the military and other security agencies in combating insecurity across the country, Vanguard reported.

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Nigerian Army
Pastor Adeboye reveals the real reason why he did not join the Nigerian Army. Photo credit: PASTOR E. A. ADEBOYE
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Why I didn't join the Nigerian military, Adeboye speaks

The revered cleric said his love for the army made him to watch documentaries and films that are based on army training and others, Daily Trust report added.

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Pastor Adeboye said:

"I wanted to be a soldier, it’s my mother who didn’t allow me. And I told her I wanted to join the army after I graduated she said “you are my only son, I am not asking you not to join the army just wait till I die and you have buried me, then you can do whatever you want to. That was in the 1960’s, by the time she died in 1990 it was already too late for me to join the army."

Pastor Adeboye's son Leke joins bottle flip challenge

Meanwhile, the son of Popular Nigerian preacher, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Leke, has now made the news over the viral bottle flipping challenge.

On the Redeemed Church of Christ’s official Instagram page, a video was posted of Leke Adeboye participating in the popular game.

In the clip, the young pastor was surrounded by other church members as he threw up the bottle and made it land, standing upright.

2023 presidency: Peter Obi, Pastor Adeboye, Bishop Oyedepo in serious prayer session, photos emerge

The presidential candidate of the Labor Party, Peter Obi, on Friday, February 10, disclosed that he attended the summit of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria that was held in Bayelsa.

Obi said during the summit he shared some memorable and deep moments in the presence of God and some notable Christian clerics with whom he interacted.

Among such men of God Obi met were Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church (aka Winner), Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), and Bishop Mike Okonkwo of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM).


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