Unibuja To Honour Pastor Kumuyi With Honourary Doctorate Degree Feb 24
The University of Abuja has concluded plans to formally decorate the General superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Pastor WIlliam Folorunsho Kumuyi with an Honourary doctorate degree award.
The occasion of the investiture of the degree honoris causa will hold on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the auditorium building of the university Main Campus.
The State Overseer for the FCT church, Pastor Joshua Esho, who broke the news at the church's weekly Tuesday Leadership Meeting, said the GS will be in Abuja to receive the award.
Before letting the cat out of the bag, Pastor Esho said, "I cannot hid anything from you. Before you start reading it in the newspapers let me inform you. The University of Abuja will be decorating our father in the Lord, the GS with an Honourary doctorate degree Award on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Praise the Lord!"
He stressed that the award, which has been approved by the governing council of the institution will be bestowed on the God's General of our Generation, Pastor Kumuyi in recognition of his immense contributions toward the nation's development, giant strides in advancing quality education, laudable impact in the academia, monumental achievements in the propagation of the gospel as a globally respected televangelist spanning over fourth years and his towering contribution towards the spiritual well being of the nation.
The event which will be well attended will witness the presence of Deeper Life Bible Church National oversees, will attract the 36 state overseers and senior leaders in the church as well as long time friends and colleagues of the renown man of God.
William Folorunso Kumuyi (born 6 June 1941) is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria. He is the author of several books. In the early 1970s Kumuyi worked as an education lecturer at the University of Lagos.
Pastor W.F Kumuyi was born into a Christian family in Erin-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. He completed his secondary school education in 1961, and in 1962 started teaching mathematics at Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun-State, from where he proceeded to the University of Ibadan and in 1967 graduated with a first-class honours degree in mathematics. He became a born-again Christian in April 1964.
Kumuyi remarried in October 2010 in London, about 18 months after the death of his first wife, Abiodun Kumuyi whom he married in 1980.
In April 2013, Kumuyi was named as one of the "500 most powerful people on the planet" and Deeper Christian Life Ministry named as "the World's largest Megachurch" by Foreign Policy magazine (FP).