Stephen Akinola (born 04/03/1953) is a Nigerian preacher, he is the lead pastor and General overseer of the Redemption Ministries, whose headquarters is located in Port Harcourt. He was born and bred in Tamale, Ghana
Stephen Akinola Biography
Stephen Akinola is a native of Igboho, Oyo State. He was born in the Northern part of Ghana, in a city called Tamale. He was born into the family of Late Mr. Mrs Samuel Akinola Reverend. He had nine other siblings and was the youngest of all. At the age of 13, Stephen lost his father to a ghastly accident.
Stephen Akinola 68 years old born 04/03/1953. He is a Nigerian preacher
Stephen Akinola Education
He started his elementary school education in a little town of Northern Ghana, Damago at the age of four. In 1963 he graduated to Middle school. He further attended Government Secondary School, in Tamale. His secondary school education was sponsored by his uncle, which he concluded in the year 1970.
Stephen Akinola Career
In 1971, he returned to Nigeria and started his career as a teacher in the Baptist Primary School, Igboho. He furthered his education after working for two years at the Yaba College of Technology. After completing his education, he decided to go into ministry (he encountered salvation in his school days).
From that point, God rolled away the dark clouds of gloom and uncertainties resulting from the untimely death of my father and re-oriented my life, focus and overall perspective to life; it became indeed the dawn of a new endless day! because from 1966 when I lost my father, I never quite recovered from the shock of it until I got saved in 1974.
During his National Youth Service Corps days he functioned as one of the pastorate of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DLCM). Where he organized Bible study and prayer meetings through which he wrought signs and wonders. Preaching to multitudes and transforming lives. He was able to cover most of the eastern states such as Benue State, Abia, Akwa Ibom State, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi State and Anambra State.
Pastor Akinola left DCLM, In January 1987, and started his won ministry the Redemption Ministries which has tremendously increased and has cut across several states in Nigeria and outside the country to places like Brazil, Canada and United Kingdom.
Stephen Akinola Social Media
He can be reached on social media platforms, such as Twitter via his handle @RevSteveAkinola and on Facebook is Rev Stephen Akinola
Stephen Akinola Personal Life
Pastor Stephen Akinola is happily married to his wife and friend Pastor (Mrs.) Matilda Ayebatonye Akinola, the marriage is blessed with children and they reside in Port Harcourt Nigeria. Pastor Stephen is a faithful Christian and a father figure to many.
Popular Port Harcourt based preacher, Rev Stephen Akinola is dead, Ngnews247 can confirm.
The late cleric is the General Superintendent of Redemption Ministries Worldwide, with Headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
Sources say the fiery preacher was in Abuja for his second kidney transplant operation when he died.
Rev Stephen Akinola had reportedly spent several months in India for the same transplant unsuccessfully.
Akinola’s death is coming less than 24hrs after renowned televangelist, Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations died in Lagos after a church program.