Pastor Stephen Akinola was a Nigerian pastor and preacher. He is the founder and the General overseer of Redemption Ministries. Pastor Stephen Akinola was born on March 4, 1953 in Tamale, Ghana though he is from Igboho, Oyo State.
Pastor Akinola Profile
Pastor Stephen Akinola
Date of Birth
March 4, 1953
61 Years (2021)
State of Origin
June 6, 2021
Pastor Stephen Akinola attended Government Secondary School in Tamale and Yaba College of Technology.
Career and Ministry
Pastor Akinola started his career as a teacher at Baptist Primary School, Igboho in 1971
He encountered God while still in school and this was inspired to start his own ministry.
During his National Youth Service Corps days, Pastor Akinola functioned as one of the pastorate of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DLCM). He organized Bible study and prayer meetings.
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He travelled around the southern part of Nigeria preaching the gospel. Pastor Akinola preached across Benue State, Abia, Akwa Ibom State, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi State and Anambra State.
In January 1987, Pastor Stephen Akinola started his own church, Redemption Ministries.
Today, Redemption Ministries have branches across Nigeria and other countries like Brazil, Canada and United Kingdom.
Pastor Stephen Akinola was married to his wife Pastor (Mrs.) Matilda Ayebatonye Akinola. The marriage is blessed with children.
Stephen Akinola died on June 6, 2021 at the age of 61. He died after a failed kidney transplant surgery.