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What is the Visitor's role?
The Visitor is the Proprietor of the Redeemer's University.
About Pastor E. A. Adeboye
Pastor E. A. Adeboye, the Visitor to the University and the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) was born on March 2, 1942 at Ifewara in Osun state.
He attended Saint Stephen's Anglican Primary School, Ilesa Grammar school, University of Nigeria Nsukka, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo, University) and University of Lagos. With an M. Sc in Hydrodynamics and a Ph. D in Applied Mathematics, the soft spoken pastor started his teaching career at Okeigbo Ifetedo Grammar School, where he taught Mathematics and later moved to the Lagos based Anglican Girls Grammar School. He, thereafter, lectured at University of Lagos and later University of Ilorin.
He joined the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in 1973 where he became born-again on 29th July, 1973. He was ordained a pastor of the Church on September 14, 1975. He succeeded Reverend Akindayomi when he went to be with the Lord on November 2, 1980 and was ordained General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1981, a church that has spread to several nations of the world from a humble beginning under his able leadership.
Pastor E. A. Adeboye is an elder statesman and renowned man of God at home and abroad. He has authored several books and was voted one of the 50 most influential personalities in the world by the International Newsweek Magazine in 2008.