Prof. Fola Aboaba, a close friend of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has died.
After a brief illness, he died in Lagos on Saturday, January 21, about 47 days before his 90th birthday.
Prof. Aboaba officiated at the RCCG’s special Holy Ghost Nights until his death. On such occasions, he was in charge of introducing Pastor Adeboye to the podium to minister. He also used to sing special songs to commemorate Pastor Adeboye’s birthday.
He was the Redeemer’s University’s first Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council.
Aboaba, an Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Engineering, served on the RCCG’s Board of Trustees and as Chairman of the Church’s Technical Advisory Board and Lands Committee.
Prof Aboaba was also one of the National Prayer Movement’s founding fathers.