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Taiwo Odukoya is a Nigerian pastor. He is the senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju, Lagos.
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Taiwo Odukoya Profile
Taiwo Odukoya was born on 15 June 1956 in the city of Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria, where he was also raised.
Taiwo Odukoya net worth
He had his primary and secondary education at Baptist Primary School, Kigo Road, Kaduna and St. Paul’s College Zaria respectively, before proceeding to the University of Ibadan in 1976 where he obtained a degree in petroleum engineering in 1981.
As a petroleum engineer, he started work at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in April 1982 after the compulsory one-year National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme, and served there until his voluntary retirement in January 1994 after his call to the ministry.
The Fountain of Life Church
Taiwo and Bimbo Odukoya co-founded The Fountain of Life Church in 1992 with a stated vision “to teach men and women the art of building successful relationships and the principles of leadership so they can be all they are created to be. ”
The Church has several missions in South Africa, the United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland, Kenya, Central Africa Republic, Republic of Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Republic of Benin and Togo.
Odukoya proclaims a firm belief in the role of the church in the community and expresses it through several outreach projects including a hospital, an orphanage, a school for destitute children, a farm, a water project which provides boreholes at strategic locations for people who have no access to clean and portable water and a skill acquisition and entrepreneurial institute for the less privileged.
On April 19, 1997, Taiwo Odukoya set up Discovery for Men and Discovery for Women, non-denominational outreaches to men and women designed to help them maximize their potential.
These outreaches reach out to hundreds of thousands of men and women annually through quarterly rallies, mentorship programs and a vocational center to equip them with technical and practical life skills.
Taiwo Odukoya Net Worth
Taiwo Odukoya is one of the wealthiest pastors in Nigeria. He has a membership of over 10,000 in Lagos city alone.
Taiwo Odukoya Awards
Pastor Taiwo has received numerous awards in recognition of his leadership role in the society and his concern for the less privileged.
- In 2006, he was voted one of the 12 most inspiring leaders in Nigeria in a survey conducted by Leadership and Lifestyle (a London-based magazine).
- He is also a Life Fellow and Grand Patron of the Institute of Corporate Management, and Fellow of the Certified Directors’ Institute.