Pastor Taiwo Odukoya Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Taiwo Odukoya Biography
Taiwo Odukoya is a Nigerian pastor, author, and the founder/senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju, Lagos.
Prior to his going into full-ministry, Taiwo Odukoya worked as a petroleum engineer with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for 12 years. Count down to 2020, The Fountain of Life Church has grown into a network of ministries with a membership strength of over 8,000 people.
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Taiwo Odukoya Profile

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Full name: Daniel Taiwo Odukoya
Date of birth: 15th June 1956
Age: 63 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigeria
Place of birth:  Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Education: University of Ibadan
Spouse: Bimbo Odukoya (m. 1984–2005), Rosemary Simangele Odukoya (m. 2010)
Children: Tolu Odukoya Ijogun, Jimmy Odukoya, Tobi Odukoya, Jomiloju Odukoya, Timilehin Odukoya
Occupation: Pastor, engineer, author
Net worth

Taiwo Odukoya Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Taiwo Odukoya was born on the 15th of June, 1956 in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. He had his primary education at Baptist Primary School, Kigo Road, Kaduna. After obtaining his first school leaving certificate, Taiwo Odukoya enrolled into the St. Paul’s College (now known as Kufena College, Wusasa) Zaria for his secondary education.
In 1976, he gained admission into the University of Ibadan in 1976 where he obtained a degree in petroleum engineering in 1981.


In 1982, after the compulsory one-year National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme, Taiwo Odukoya started working at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). He served at the NNPC until his voluntary retirement in January 1994 after his call to the ministry.


In 1992, Taiwo Odukoya co-founded The Fountain of Life Church with his late wife, Bimbo Odukoya. The ministry was started with a vision 'to teach men and women the art of building successful relationships and the principles of leadership so they can be all they are created to be.'
The Fountain of Life Church has grown to over 8,000 members worldwide, with several missions in Nigeria, South Africa, Switzerland, Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of Benin, Kenya, Central Africa Republic, United States of America, Togo and the United Kingdom.

Pastor Taiwo is the host of Discovery for Men, Discovery for Women, The Woman Leader, and Ruth and Boaz biannual meetings that reach out to thousands of men and women from all walks of life and denominations.

He is an avid believer in the role of the church in the socio-economic life of the nations, and this is clearly expressed in his various social initiatives of The Fountain of Life Church. 
Some of them include The Hope Centre and The Borehole Project and Grace Springs Rehabilitation Home.

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya Books

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is a successful author, some of his books include:
• Limitless
• The Proof
• Created for Blessings
• Get All You Want
• Unleash Your God-given Potential
• 120 Days of Victory
• 121 Days of Blessings
• Home Affairs
• 125 Days of Favour
• Glorious Legacy: The Life and Times of ‘Bimbo Odukoya
• The Portrait of a Champion
• Women Will Rule the World and Time: Where Has It Gone have gained a wide readership both locally and internationally

Personal Life

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya's first wife and co-founder of The Fountain of Life Church, Bimbo Odukoya was among the victims of the 2005  Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash that claimed the lives of more than 100 passengers on board.
Among the survivors where Bimbo Odukoya (Pastor Bims), who later died a day after the incident, and Kechi Okwuchi. Pastor Taiwo Odukoya's marriage with Bimbo was blessed with three children, Tolu Odukoya Ijogun, Jimmy Odukoya and Tobi Odukoya.

On the 5th of January, 2010, Pastor Odukoya got married again to Rosemary Simangele Zulu from South Africa. They have two boys together, Jomiloju Odukoya and Timilehin Odukoya.

Awards and Recognitions

In 2006, Pastor Taiwo was voted as one of the 12 most inspiring leaders in Nigeria in a survey conducted by a London-based magazine, Leadership and Lifestyle.
He is also a Life Fellow and Grand Patron of the Institute of Corporate Management, and Fellow of the Certified Directors’ Institute.

Pastor Taiwo Odukoya Net Worth

Taiwo Odukoya is the founder and senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, one of the biggest Nigerian churches with a membership strength of over 8,000 people. His church has branches in many parts of the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is an accomplished author with a good number of books to his credit. His net worth is not yet officially available.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Taiwo Odukoya on:
Twitter @PastorTaiwo
Instagram @PastorTaiwo

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