Developments coming out of Life Fountain Church, after the demise of its Senior Pastor, Taiwo Odukoya and his burial on Saturday, 9th September, 2023, will have the cleric’s ‘dreadlock wearing’ son, Jimmy Odukoya, take over as General overseer starting from today.
Previously, videos from the church service obtained by Oasis Magazine shows Rotimi Okpaise, a pastor, saying that the late Odukoya confided in two of the Board of Trustees’ (BoT) members about his succession plan.
Okpaise said the BoT unanimously elected Jimmy as the Senior Pastor and Chairman of the Board.
Watch the announcement video:
Nollywood actor, Jimmy Odukoya, has been announced as the replacement for his father, Taiwan Odukoya by the churchpic.twitter.com/iIVyqIdocv
— Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) September 17, 2023
According to the said pastor, the spiritual father of the deceased cleric, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, called to find out what the cleric said before his death on who is to succeed him.
Speaking further, he informed him (Bishop Mike) that the pastor before his demise told Pastor Jimmy and two other Board of Trustees’ members that he wants his son to take over him.
In his words, Jimmy was nominated and elected as Senior Pastor and Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
He also informed the church that his installation will hold on the 30th of September, 2023.
Jimmy is a Nigerian actor and musician. He played a leading role – Oba Ade-in Netflix’s ‘Woman King’ movie.
He has also been featured in movies like Lifting the Veil, I am Nazzy, and Oga Pastor, among others.
Aside from acting, he is also a motivational speaker.
Meanwhile, Tolu Odukoya ljogun, his younger sister is the new Associate Pastor of the church.