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PASTOR EFOSA EKHATOR

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

PASTOR ASIRIUWA, NATHANIEL UWAGBOE

Pastor Asiriuwa, Nathaniel Uwagboe was born on the 28th day of December, 1981 at Iguoyenmwen community, near Benin. He attended Uwan primary school, Uwan from where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1992. He then proceeded to Edo Boys High School, formerly Adolo College, Benin, where he passed his West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), in 1998. He received the Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in 2005 with Distinction, and was Best Graduating Student of the year. He is a graduate of Biochemistry from the prestigious University of Benin, Benin City, where he received his B.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc degrees in year 2008 and 2015 respectively. He carried out his National Service at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, from July 2010 – June, 2011.

Pastor Asiriuwa, Nathaniel is a recipient of several academic and leadership awards and recognitions. He has written several Christian articles on various topics and he is the author or co-author of several academic journal publications. He is a versatile End Use Research Biochemist, with interests in Food Biochemistry, Oleochemicals and Biofuels. He presently works with the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) as Research Biochemist.

Pastor Asiriuwa, Nathaniel Uwagboe gave his life to Christ in the year 1992 at Word of Truth Gospel Outreach Church, Benin City. He was baptized by immersion in water and by the Holy Ghost in 1998 and 2003 respectively. Pastor Asiriuwa Nathaniel has served in several leadership positions in and outside the church. He once served as Sunday School Superintendent, and General Secretary, Chapel of Redemption, and Chapel Alumni Association in 2005 and 2007 respectively. During his NYSC days, Pastor Asiriuwa Nathaniel served as Interim President, NCCF, Anambra State. He was appointed as a Member/Secretary, Board of Trustees of New Song Army of the Lord Ministry in 2009, a position he holds till date. He is a Pioneer Member/Secretary and Sunday School Superintendent of the Ministry, and was ordained into the office of a Pastor in 2014.Pastor Asiriuwa Nathaniel has been involved in several evangelistic and outreach programmes. He is passionate about soul winning, and their establishment into the body of Christ. He is a humble and God fearing Servant of God.

PASTOR (MRS) FADEKE EKHATOR

Pastor (Mrs) Fadeke Ekhator is an ordained minister of the gospel and an Associate Pastor in New Song Army of the Lord Ministry Inc.

She is a young, dynamic woman of God. She has a ministry of impacting the lives of people spiritually, maritally and academically.

She holds a Bachelor degree in Educational management and Economics from the University of Ibadan (1999), a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Benin( 2007). She was one time the National Sisters Co-ordinator/Welfare Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Corpers Fellowship (NCCF, 2000). She is the Visioner of Ministers’ Wives Prayer Network, which caters for Ministers’ wives spiritual upliftment, and Convener, Women Pray. She is a Guest Speaker in conferences, seminars, workshops and revival programmes.

Indeed, Pastor Mrs. Fadeke Ekhator is a virtuous woman, humble and full of the Spirit. She is the author of a Book titled “A Woman with a Difference”. A book for every woman to read. She is blessed with a lovely husband and four children.

She anchors the Women pray programme and Ministers' wives prayer network

PROPHET JULIUS OGBOLE

Prophet Julius Ogbole was born on the 23rd day of June, 1977. He attended Adolo College, Benin City for his Secondary Education and is a graduate of accounting from University of Benin, Benin City.

Prophet Julius Ogbole gave his life to Christ in year 1990 in Student Christian Movement (SCM) fellowship. After his secondary education, he was involved in outreach for SCM fellowship. He was branch President and later State Outreach Coordinator of the fellowship. During his student outreach days, he started a fellowship called Christian Movement Fellowship (CMF), a platform through which God used him to raise many spiritual children of which many are pastors today.

Prophet Julius Ogbole was Secretary of Accounting Department Fellowship in his University days during which period the programme, Accounting Pray was birthed. Prophet Julius Ogbole was ordained as prophet in New Song Army of the Lord Ministry in year 2014. He is a pioneer member of the ministry.

Prophet Julius Ogbole works as Data Analyst with the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH). He is married to Mrs Promise Ogbole.