- The founder and senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, has died at the age of 67
- Odukoya's death was announced on the official Facebook page of the church on Tuesday
- According to the Church, the cleric died on Monday in the United States, and his death was accepted as the will of the Almighty
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Ilupeju, Lagos - Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, the senior pastor of the Fountain of Life Church, is dead.
His death was confirmed on the Facebook page of the church on Tuesday, August 8.
How Pastor Odukoya died
The cleric reportedly died on Monday, August 7, in the United States of America (USA).
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The church accepted the death of its leader with total submission to the Almighty. Pastor Odukoya was described as a teacher, father and a good servant of God in the statement on the church's Facebook page.
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Odukoya, who died at 67, was born and raised in Kaduna, a northwestern state. The Fountain of Life Church at Ilupeju of Lagos has over 8,000 membership strengths, of which he was a senior pastor.
Life and time of Pastor Odukoya, senior pastor at the Fountain of Life Church
The man of God had his primary and secondary education at the Baptist Primary School at Kigo Road in Kaduna and St. Paul’s College, now referred to as Kufena College, Wusasa, in Zaria, Kaduna State, respectively.
In 1976, Odukoya proceeded to the University of Ibadan, and as of 1981, he had obtained a degree in petroleum engineering.
Following the completion of his compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, in April 1982, Odukoya joined the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and served until his voluntary retirement in January 1994, when he began his ministration.
The cleric met Bimbo Williams at the University of Ibadan in 1980 and the two began their relationship and tied the knot in 1984.
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