PASTOR EKHATOR EFOSA was born on the 11th of October, 1973, in Cemetery Road, Benin City to the family of Late Mr. & Mrs. Joshua Ahunwan Ekhator of Ekonobore village in Ovia North East Local Government Area, of Edo State, Nigeria.
He began his academic pursuit at Ugbowo Primary School, Ugbowo, Benin City between 1980 – 1984 and Akugbe Primary School, Oka, Benin City between 1984-1986 where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He proceeded to Adolo College, Benin City between 1986 – 1992, where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate. Moving further, he obtained his Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the prestigious University of Benin, Benin City between 1995 – 1999. Also, he obtained his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the same University between 2004 – 2006. As a man who believes in professionalism, he sat and passed the professional examination of the Chartered Institute of Administration between 2005 – 2007 and became a Chartered Corporate Administrator.
Other degrees held by Pastor Ekhator Efosa are Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Northgate Bible College, USA in 2007 and Masters in Theology from Tennessee Christian University, Tenn, Challanooga, USA in April 2008 (All in Nigeria Study Center,Benin – City). These later degrees were in pursuant of his calling as a minister of the Gospel.
Pastor Ekhator Efosa began his working experience with the Nigeria Christian Corpers Fellowship, Jos, Plateau State, as the National President. He was in charge of all the Christian Corpers (NYSC) in Nigeria between 2000 -2002.
Having successfully completed his NYSC service, he came back to Benin to pick up an appointment with the Edo State House of Assembly, Benin – City where he worked for 16 years. He started as a Personnel Officer, worked with the Director of Admin. & Finance; the Clerk of the House ,Special Assistant to the Honourable Deputy Speaker, Special Adviser to the Honourable Speaker, Chief of Staff to the Honourable Speaker amongst others.
Pastor Ekhator Efosa is a man with the Hand of God upon his life. He became born-again on 22nd April, 1988 and since then he has wax strong in the Lord. He is a versatile, honest, prudent, humble and level – headed person.
Having served meritoriously with the word of Truth Gospel Outreach Church for a period of Eighteen (18) years, that is 2nd September, 1990 to 21st September, 2008, he was called by God to begin this work NEW SONG ARMY OF THE LORD MINISTRY.
Pastor Ekhator Efosa is a man that believes in the whole truth that the word of God teaches.
He is a holiness, righteousness, true Christian living preacher. He is an Evangelist and a man of prayer.
He is a regular minister at conferences, seminars, workshops, crusades and church programmes. A man called from his mother’s womb to preach the undiluted word of God to his generation. An uncompromising, fearless and dogged servant of God.
He is happily married to Pastor (Mrs.) Fadeke Ekhator, a woman of God, and they are blessed with four children- Osadebamwen, Aisosa, Osakpolor and Eseosa