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General Overseer of Redemption Ministries, Stephen Akinola dies at 68



Reverend Stephen Akinola, General Overseer Of Redemption Ministries, Worldwide, has died.

BBC Pidgin reports that the popular Port Harcourt-based Pastor died in the early hours of Sunday, 6th of June, at an undisclosed hospital in Abuja.

It was gathered that Akinola had a kidney transplant months back though the cause of his death is yet to be confirmed.

Members of his congregation were said to have rushed to the church headquarters in Port Harcourt to mourn the famous cleric when the news broke.

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Former Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria as well as former Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Rivers State, Apostle Eugene Ogu confirmed Akinola’s demise on Sunday.

“Yes, it is a very sad day for the Christian community. While we were still talking of Prophet TB Joshua, Akinola’s death happened”, he said.

Akinola, 68, is a native of Igboho, Oyo State.

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His death comes just as Nigerians are mourning Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations who died on Saturday, June 5.

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