In a new book titled, Stories of Pastor E.A Adeboye: The Power of
Testimony, written by Bisi Daniels, the revered cleric noted that he was
least qualified among the suitors for Titilope.
He said, “There were many of us contesting for the hand of my wife. I
wanted to marry a beautiful princess but I was the least qualified
among the many suitors. Out of the number, three of us were in the
“But I was a student, while one of us was a lawyer who owned a car.
All I had was a ‘foot wagon’ (moving around on foot). I decided to let
her know my financial status.
“I said to her, ‘Please, listen. I have nothing; no money, no house,
no influence, nothing.’ I told her that if I had anything at all, it was
the little brain God gave to me. ‘I have nothing to offer you except
myself. If you will marry me, you will have me to yourself completely.”