The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is organizing a 77-hour Messiah Marathon praise to celebrate the life of the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
The revered cleric, popular referred to as Daddy G.O, turns 77 years old on Saturday, the 2nd of March.
The praise programme , which has become a yearly event since it started 7 years ago on the occasion of Pastor Adeboye’s 70th birthday, started on Monday the 25th and would end on the 28th of February.
The record breaking 77 hours non stop praise would feature popular christian artists like Nathaniel Bassey, Buchi, Olumide Iyun, Elijah Oyelade, Dunsin Oyekan, Onos Ariyo, Beejay Sax, Efe Nathan, Kunle Ajayi among others.
Enoch Adeboye was born on the 2nd of March 1942 in Ifewara, Osun state.
A scholar while growing, Adeboye holds a First-class degree in Mathematics and also a Ph.D in the same field.
Having studied and worked under Nigeria’s famous Mathematician, Chike Obi; Adeboye was aiming to become the youngest Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria before he got the call into ministry.
He became the general overseer of RCCG in 1981 and has grown the church into one of the biggest Pentecostal churhes in Nigeria with branches in over 180 countries of the world
He was named one of the 50 most powerful people in the world by Newsweek in 2008