Brief Overview of Pastor J. O. Obayemi: General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria

This post is about the newly appointed General Overseer (Nigeria) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Joseph. O. Obayemi. Not much is known about him as his rise to being the General Overseer in Nigeria is rather unprecedented at this time.


We believe however, that in the coming days, enough information should be provided about his background, early life and career.

Pastor Joseph. O. Obayemi, the new General Overseer in charge of RCCG Nigeria was formerly a deputy in charge of Finance and a member of governing council in the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG).

In August 2016, Pastor J. O. Obayemi, alongside others was promoted to the position of Assistant General Overseer, a position he held prior to his appointment by Pastor E.A Adeboye as the Overseer, overseeing RCCG Nigeria.

Pastor Joseph Obayemi was the Pastor in-charge of Region 2, RCCG Green Pastures Arena, 33, Market Street Shomolu, Lagos until his recappointment

He laid the foundation of Lagos province 28 extension of the church’s temporary place of worship on March 26th 2015.


In a recent regulation in Nigeria by the financial regulations council affecting all registered churches, mosques and Civil Society Organizations, a twenty year cap on the leadership tenure of these organizations was put in place and that led Pastor Adeboye to appoint on January 7, 2017 Pastor J.O. Obayemi the new head the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria while Pastor E. A. Adeboye himself still remains the General overseer of the RCCG worldwide.

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Pastor J. O. Obayemi is expected to take on the mantle of leadership in RCCG Nigeria without fail.



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