The Governor of Oyo state, Mr Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Prince Afolabi Olaoye as the new Soun of Ogbomoso land.
News of the approval came in a statement issued Saturday evening in Ibadan by the state’s Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Mr Olusegun Olayiwola.
Olayiwola said the announcement followed the “long-drawn processes specified under the law”.
The commissioner stated that Gov. Makinde has since congratulated the new traditional ruler of Ogbomoso land on his ascension to the throne.
“The exalted position has placed Olaoye in the position to facilitate harmony, understanding and tolerance among his subjects.
“All sons and daughters of the ancient city of Ogbomoso are implored to work with the new king to consolidate on the successes of his forefathers,” he said.
Who is Prince Afolabi Olaoye?
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Prince Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye is a pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Washington DC, under the leadership of Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The RCCG pastor is a descendant of the 9th Soun of Ogbomoso, Late Oba Laoye Orumogege from Baiyewuwon ruling house of Aremo House, Ode-Aremo, Ogbomoso.
His wife, Pastor Omo, is in charge of the Jesus Women ministry, a ministry under RCCG Jesus House DC, which is one of the largest Redeemed Churches in America and has gained respect in its community.
The church is located in Silver Spring, Maryland, a diverse area known for its ethnic and racial diversity.
Described as a visionary, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur, Pastor Olaoye, also known as “Pastor G,” was born and raised in Nigeria.
He holds a degree in English Language and a Masters in Industrial and Labour Relations. Before answering the call to become a pastor, he had a successful career as an entrepreneur.
Since 1992, Pastor Olaoye has been actively involved in pastoring. He has served in three RCCG churches in Nigeria and also led an RCCG parish in Bonn, Germany before moving to the United States.
Pastor Olaoye is passionate about helping others reach their full potential and has gained valuable experience through his international travels and speaking engagements.
His commitment to creating a loving and caring worship environment for people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds has shaped his ministry.
In addition to his role as a pastor, Pastor Olaoye is currently the coordinator in charge of Convention and Special Projects for RCCG North America.
He works alongside his wife, Pastor Omo, who is the founder and pastor in charge of the Jesus Women Ministries.
This women’s ministry addresses various issues affecting women from birth to old age, aligning their teachings with the Word of God. The Jesus Women Ministries is affiliated with RCCG Jesus House, DC.
Together, Pastor Afolabi Olaoye and Pastor Omo are leading a thriving church community in Washington DC, where people from all walks of life come together to worship and grow in their faith.