Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, created a scene at the
Youth Centre of the Redemption Camp, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on
Tuesday, when he kissed his wife, Folu Adeboye, on the stage during a
book presentation in his honour.
occasion, said he would have stopped the project if he knew about it,
adding that he was undeserving of the honour.
President, Yemi Osinbajo; former President Olusegun Obasanjo; Presiding
Bishop of the Living Faith Church, Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo; and
the General Overseer, Trinity House, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo.
information about the book from her husband for one year, adding that
she planned it to coincide with his 75th birthday.
stage, together with their four children, she said her hubby was only
informed about the event a day before.
tell the audience the pet names she gave her husband, demanding an
expression of love since the occasion also marked 50 years of their
just presentation of a book, not marriage anniversary. Whatever you
want, I will do it…,” she replied, as she hugged the husband and went on
to kiss him as the audience erupted in excitement.
any doubt, has been a great surprise to me. This is because my wife hid
it from me, and we don’t normally hide anything from each other, because
we have been married for 50 years and we are still on honeymoon.
that God also hid it for me. I had no inkling at all from my Daddy that
something like this is happening. If God hid it from me, it must mean
that He approved of it. My wife knows that if I had any idea about what
is happening today, it will never happen. I would have stopped it long
ago because who am I without Jesus Christ? If there is anyone to be
celebrated, it should be Him.
to know where I am coming from. I cannot say I have any ability or
wisdom. Everything has been the Lord Himself. When I was about 40 and I
saw grey hairs on my head, I wondered why and God said I was carrying a
burden that was not mine.
camouflage. People need to see someone. So, I am putting you forward so
that I can do the work from behind.’ So, everything that is happening in
RCCG, nothing is of Adeboye at all; it is all about God. So, for you to
say you are writing a book about somebody that is nothing, someone who
has almost zero beginning, from a poor family and passed through
secondary school by God’s grace. For God to allow today to happen
without telling me, it can only be that He wants to draw your attention
to Himself that if you allow Him, He will do great things, using you as
the occasion as he had slept one hour a night during the seven-day
convention of the church which ended on Sunday.
said amen. Those who said 90, I said amen to them, but those who said I
would be 100, I did not answer them. Then someone said I would live to
120 and I said what would God say I did wrong to keep me for another 50
years? I will go as soon as I finish my assignment,” he added.
fasted for 40 days three times over an issue, Adeboye said his wife
refused to back out when he asked her to stop.
by you with 40 days of prayer and fasting, first, second, third time and
willing to go with you as long as possible, then I will classify your
wife as second to mine. Without my wife, I cannot be doing what I am
doing today,” he said.