Biography, age, wealth, and ministry of pastor Bola Odeleke
Bola Odeleke (born 1950) is a Nigerian pastor, evangelist, preacher, founder and general overseer of Power Pentecostal Church.
She hails from Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, southwestern Nigeria. She had her primary and secondary education at Ilesa, the hometown of her mother. She became a Christian in 1970 but began her evangelism in November 1974 and in August 2014, she celebrated her 40th anniversary in the ministry. She became a bishop on May 28, 1995, and was the first African woman to become a bishop.
Bishop Bolanle Margaret Odeleke was born on June 19th, 1950 to the family of Aboderin from Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. She is a prophet, teacher, author and the founder and president of Power Pentecostal Church.
The Age of Bola Odeleke
Bola Odeleke is 72 years old.
Bola Odeleke’s Childhood
Before starting her own business, Odeleke completed her elementary and secondary education in Ilesa, Osun State, the hometown of her mother. Atakumosa High School in Osu, Osun State, served as her secondary institution. She also attended the University of Life’s College of Experience.
Role of Bola Odeleke
Odeleke felt the call to enter the evangelical ministry full-time in 1974. Then, under the moniker Lady Evangelist Odeleke and her Crusade Team, she began her missionary work. On July 21st, 1993, she established the Christ Apostolic Church (CACA) Agbala Agbara Olorun Kiibati, which she eventually renamed the Power Pentecostal Church.
In the 1995 Odeleke was consecrated the Bishop of international Ministerial Council of Great Britain (IMCGB) and PPC worldwide, by Late Arch. Bishop Douglas. By this consecration she became the first constitution female Bishop of IMCGB. Her consecration was gazette in the U.K. She also has Certificate of Ordination, License and Recognition from the following: Ministry of Gospel of Jesus (Los Angeles, USA), All Faith Chapel (USA), All Faith Chapel Gospel Mission International (Nigeria), AEGA Ministries, USA and Faith Bible College and Seminary, Otta (Nigeria). She is also one of the Directors of Lucky Fiber Nig. Plc.
The Private Life of Bola Odeleke
Bishop Odeleke is a mother, a mentor, an inspirational singer, a writer, and a teacher, and she has continued to inspire countless people all around the world. She also has a number of excellent music albums to God’s glory. In her more than 40 years of active labor in the Lord’s vineyard, she has served as a mother, mentor, and advisor to countless priests, pastors, and kingdom workers, both male and female. She was married to the late Gen. Lasun James Odeleke, and the couple had a happy family with kids and grandchildren.
Bola Odeleke Receives Awards
Bishop Odeleke received the Camping for Peace International Peace Ambassador Award.
Additionally, she holds an honorary doctorate.
Bola Odeleke’s Salary
There is no information on her wealth.