US varsity honours Adeboye with doctoral degree

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma, United States has awarded a honorary doctorate to the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian of Church (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

Adeboye was awarded doctor of divinity “for his distinguish service in spiritual leadership.”

The 80-year-old posted to Instagram on Sunday morning a video of the varsity awarding him the degree in absentia at a convocation ceremony.

Adeboye said he recalled how in 1979 he accompanied RCCG founder Pa Josiah Akindayomi to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend Kenneth Hagin’s camp meeting and “how the power of God moved mightily.”

“If anyone had told me then that I would be awarded an Honorary degree from one of the most prestigious Universities there: Oral Roberts University, I would have said the person was joking,” he said.

“But looking back and seeing what God as done so far, I cant but just say thank you Jesus.

“My sincere appreciation to the Leadership of the University, God bless you.”