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Pastor Adeboye Loses Son, Dare, 42

Pastor Enoch Adeboye
Pastor Enoch Adeboye

BEVERLY HILLS, May 06, (THEWILL) – The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has lost his son.

Dare, the third son of the revered cleric, died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family. He was 42.

THEWILL gathered that the deceased, who was the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35, had ministered the previous day.

He was said to have retired to his bed and did not wake up, upon which his wife, Temiloluwa raised an alarm.

“He was not sick and did not complain of anything before the incident. Pastors in the church were summoned to pray for him, all to no avail,” a source said.

Several leaders of the church, who confirmed the incident, said they could not comment on it.

The Head of Media and Public Relations, RCCG, Pastor Olaitan Olubiyi, however, confirmed the sad news on Thursday morning.

He said, “It is true. The incident happened in Eket where he was based. I don’t have the details for now. Maybe before the end of today, we will issue a statement.”

Dare would have been 43 years old next month, June. Last year, on his 42nd birth, his father, Adeboye, on a social media post, described him as his first miracle child.

He wrote on his Facebook page, “Our first miracle child. We pray that God will keep his miraculous working power in your life and all those who need a miracle today, will use you as a point of contact for their own in JESUS name. (Amen). Love from Dad, Mom and the whole Adeboye dynasty.”