In what would come as a shocking news to many Christians in Nigeria, Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed christian church, RCCG has stepped down as the general overseer of the church
Pastor Enoch Adeboye stepped down as head of the church in Nigeria in line with a proposed Corporate Governance Code in Nigeria
making this shocking announcement papa Adeboye made mention of the code as he addressed church leaders during a church session which was held on Saturday 7th January.
The cooperate governance code was intitated in May 2015 which places a limit on the number of years heads of corporate organizations can stay in office. It is mandatory for the private sector
The Code of Governance for Not-for-Profit entities is “Comply or Justify non-compliance.”
It is in line of the stupid Not-for-Profit category that churches like the RCCG, living faith church and other notable churches in Nigeria come under effect
The code which has received mass backlash from section of the public was later suspended, reportedly after the Attorney General, Abubakar Malami, opposed the implementation of the cooperate governance code
It remain unclear if papa Enoch Adeboye of the redeemed christian church knew the proposal had been suspended.
While announcing the governance code in October 2016, the Financial Reporting Council, FRC, had said it would take effect from October 17, 2016
It is yet to known what the consequences of pastor Enoch Adeboye’s stepping down would mean to the chucrch, but he has since appointed Joshua Obayemi as the National Overseer of the church in Nigeria.
pastor Enoch Adeboye will however remain the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God Worldwide