Pastor Adeboye’s 42 year old son, Pastor Dare Adeboye has died, he died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family.
According to The PUNCH, Pastor Dare Adeboye, the son of Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, is dead.
It was gathered that the 42-year-old, who is the third son of the revered cleric, died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family.
The PUNCH gathered from reliable sources in the church that the deceased, who was the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35, had ministered the previous day.
He was said to have retired to his bed and did not wake up. His wife, Temiloluwa, was said to have raised the alarm.
“He was not sick and did not complain of anything before the incident. Pastors in the church were summoned to pray for him, all to no avail,” a source added.
Several leaders of the church, who confirmed the incident, said they could not comment on it.
The Head of Media and Public Relations, RCCG, Pastor Olaitan Olubiyi, however, confirmed the tragedy on Thursday morning.
He said, “It is true. The incident happened in Eket where he was based. I don’t have the details for now. Maybe before the end of today, we will issue a statement.”
Here is all you need to know about Pastor Dare Adeboye;
- He died at age 42.
2. He lives in Eket, Akwa-Ibom where he was a pastoring a church.
3. Dare was the third child of Pastor Adeboye and Pastor Mrs Foluke Adeboye
4. His siblings are Adeolu Adeboye, Bolu Adubi (née Adeboye), Leke Adeboye.
5. He was described by baba Adeboye as a miracle child because of the circumstances that surrounded his birth.
6. His nick name was Pastor Dee.
7. He was married to Mrs Temilolua Adeboye and they are blessed with children.
He was one of the most influential youth Pastors in RCCG.
Some of the many posts he held were; RCCG House of Praise Birmingham, United Kingdom; Senior Pastor, Kaduna — RCCG Kaduna 1 Provincial Youth Pastor & RCCG Region 8 Youth Pastor.
Some other posts include; RCCG Youth Affairs National & International Director of Programs/Chairman Organising Committee of 70hrs Messiah’s Marathon Praise, National Youth Convention & Northern Zone Abuja SHIFT.