Pastor Samuel Aboyeji, has emerged the new General Overseer of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Igbere TV reports.
This was disclosed in a statement sent to Igbere TV by Ikechukwu Ugbaja, National Secretary of the Church, on Monday.
According to the statement, Aboyeji was elected the fifth General Overseer of the church which started in Nigeria in 1955.
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Born in December 26, 1960, Aboyeji retired in March 2010 from Shell
Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC).
And he has become a full-time minister of the church.
Ugbaja said that expectations are high from the church members.
And Christian community that the new GO will build on the achievements of the church’s past leaders.
Particularly, the work of Felix Meduoye, the outgoing General Overseer.
“The new General Overseer has been the Senior Pastor of the church’s Olu of Warri’s Palace since 2001.
And the Warri District
Overseer/Mid-West Region Coordinator since 2006.
Also in 2011 respectively where he was rated the best District Overseer of the church for three
“He is also a member of the Board of both the Home and Foreign
Missions and the National Executive Council of the church.
He joined the Foursquare Church in 1988 and served the movement in various leadership capacities.
Later on, he was ordained a minister of the church in 2001.
“Rev. Samuel Aboyeji started his working career with the premier
stockbroking firm in Nigeria.
That was the Nigerian Stockbrokers Limited (NSL), a subsidiary of NAL Merchant Bank Plc (now Sterling Bank Plc) from 1987 to 1992.
Where he trained as a stockbroker and licensed as an authorized dealing clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1989.
“He left Nigerian Stockbrokers Ltd (NSL) to join Shell Petroleum
Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) (Corporate Treasury).
In 1992 as an Investment Analyst with responsibility for money and capital market investments of the Pension Fund.
“He was a pioneer staff of Shell Trustees Nigeria Limited where he
had responsibility for building.
And managing its capital market
portfolio until his transfer to the Community Relations department of SPDC in Warri in year 2000.
“Rev. Sam Aboyeji holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from LIFE Theological Seminary, Ikorodu; B.sc. (Hons) in Economics from the University of Ilorin.
And an MBA in Financial Management and Accounting from the University of Lagos.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a member of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and
“He is married to Rev. (Mrs.) Olabisi T. Aboyeji, a qualified Medical Laboratory Scientist.
He has been in full time ministry with him since 1993 and they are blessed with four grown – up.
They are children – Iyanuoluwa,
Iyinoluwa, Ifeoluwa and Ireoluwa.”