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The founder of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), late Pa Josiah Akindayomi Josiah met his first wife named Esther Egbedire at Ile-Ife in 1941 and later married two other wives namely Deborah and Sisi Mi (a nickname given to the third wife).However , when he founded Redeemed Christian Church of God , the issue of restitution took pre-eminence ,in other words, as a polygamist (with three wives), he decided to send away the last two of his wives because of his new understanding and interpretation of the Bible.
Pa Akindayomi’s Wife
Despite this, he was very fond of his children in his lifetime. This love, he extended to his grandchildren. It is worthy of note that at the time Pa Akindayomi began his ministry, it was thronged by a lot of barren women whose prayers were answered with the powerful prayers of the late man of God.
Pa Josiah Akindayomi who died on 2nd November,1980 had a lot of children but only five are alive today .They include Pastor Mrs. Titi Adewale, Pastor. Ifeoluwa Akindayomi, Pastor Mrs. Funlayo Olukowajo , Pastor. Kolade Akindayomi and Pastor Mrs Olubunmi Deborah Akindele.
Pa Akindayomi’s children at his burial
Here are his five children:
1.Pastor Kolade Akindayomi:
Pastor Kolade is the eldest surviving son of Pa Akindayomi .He is said to be a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in the Redemption camp.
His relationship with Pastor E.A Adeboye has been described to be cordial.
It could be recalled that when he clocked 70 years old last year,a post was made on all the social media handles of Pastor E.A Adeboye to felicitate with him.
Pastor Kolade At his 70th birthday
2. Pastor Titilayo Akindayomi Adewale
Pastor Titilayo is a well known New York based RCCG pastor of Holy Ghost Zone located in the West Chester County of New York, on the western shore of the city.
3.Pastor Mrs Deborah Akindele
Pastor Mrs Deborah Akindele is said to be the eldest daughter.
4.Pastor Ifeoluwa Akindayomi
5.Pastor Mrs. Funlayo Olukowajo
Pastor Adeboye with some of the children,grandchildren and great grandchildren of Pastor Akindayomi