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Soun of Ogbomosho Race: RCCG Pastor Resigns, Declares Interest
The Lead Pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus House DC, Washington, USA, Pastor Ghandi Olaoye, has resigned from his position in view of his imminent emergence as the next Soun of Ogbomosho, a first-class traditional ruler in Oyo State.
A reliable source close to Pastor Olaoye, told an online news medium on Friday afternoon, “He confirmed it yesterday, and he has relinquished his position as the lead pastor”.
Pastor Olaoye is one of those vying for the position of the Soun after the seat became vacant upon Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewunmi’s death in 2021.
Fondly called “Pastor G”, Pastor Ghandi Olaoye is reputed for his leadership and relationship management skills. He was born and raised in Nigeria. He has a degree in English Language and a Master’s in Industrial and Labor Relations.
He was a successful entrepreneur before the call of God came upon his life to become a Pastor. He has been Pastoring since 1992.
He pastored three RCCG Churches in Nigeria and one in Bonn, Germany before moving to the United States.
Pastor Ghandi is passionate about helping others develop to their fullest potential. His experience travelling and speaking internationally has shaped his commitment to showcasing a ministry where people of all racial and ethnic groups worship God in a loving and caring atmosphere.
He is currently the coordinator in charge of the Convention and Special Projects for RCCG, North America.
He is happily married to Pastor Omo who also played a key role in running the affairs of the church.