GENERAL Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, after a meeting of the Governing Council of the church, yesterday, announced some changes in the church hierarchy with the retirement of two members of the council after attaining the retirement age as stipulated by the constitution.
A statement by the head of Media and Public Relations, Pastor Segun Adegbiji, said the two officers retired include Pastor Oluwalogbon and Pastor C.O. Osho and two members of the church who have served the church meritoriously have been appointed to replace them. They are Pastor Johnson Funso Odesola who had served the church for 40 years and Pastor Remi Akintunde following 38 years of meritorious service.
The statement explained that the Governing Council, the highest organ of the church is made up of 18 members with Pastor Adeboye as chairman. Other members now include Pastors Kuo, Ezekiel Odeyemu, Elijah Daramola, Gbadebo Lawal, Joseph Obayemi, Johnson Odesola and Remi Obayemi.
The number of special assistants to the General Overseer has also been increased from 12 to 19 with the inclusion of seven other members including; Pastor Kola Bolanta in charge of South America; Pastor James Fadele in charge of North America; Pastor Agu Irukwu in charge of United Kingdom and Pastor Olowu in charge of Europe. Others include Pastor Tosin Macaulay in charge of North Africa; Pastor J.K. Loaded in charge of Region 10 Abuja and Pastor Charles Adegoke on his way to the Middle East. SEE MORE ON PAGE2