Prof. Folagbade Aboaba Biography – Age, Career, Cause of Death and Net Worth

Prof. Folagbade Aboaba, was the Assistant General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). Prof Aboaba was such a loving and beautiful soul; may his pleasant memories remain with us forever.


Born on March 8, 1933 in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria. He was 89 years old as at the time of his death. He Passed away on January 21, 2023 in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria

Funeral dates are as follows;
7th February Wake Keeping, and
8th February Funeral.
Venues and other activities to be announced during the week.
May his gentle soul rest in peace.

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Prof Folagbade Olajide Aboaba, was an Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Engineering at University of Ibadan and the Pioneering Dean of the Faculty of Technology (1976-1982). He was a mentor to several people and professors.

He was the Executive Secretary of Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (1992-1998). He was the founding Pro Chancellor of Redeemers University (2005-2013). He was the Chairman of Governing Council of Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Lagos (1976-1979).

Cause of Death

Aboaba died on Monday morning after a brief illness. National chairman of the Nigeria Institute of Agricultural Engineers, Prof Folarin Alonge, who confirmed the cleric’s demise said;

“One of our Fathers in the profession, Prof. Fola Aboaba, has gone home. He was a Professor of Professors of Professors.

Net Worth

His estimated net worth is not available at the moment.

Aboaba served God passionately – RCCG

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, has mourned the late Prof. Folagbade Aboaba, who was an Assistant General Overseer in the Church. Aboaba was reported to have died on Saturday after a brief illness, aged 90. He was said to be one of the closest allies of the General Overseer of the RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

Announcing his transition in a statement on Monday, the leadership of the RCCG said the late Aboaba served God passionately in various capacities, saying he was a distinguished elder and member of the church’s Board of Trustees.

“He was born in Lagos on March 2, 1933, and went to be with the Lord in the early hours of Saturday, January 21, 2023, after a life of exemplary service in the Lord’s vineyard.Related News

“Prof. Aboaba served God passionately in various capacities and made a significant contribution to the work of God in the RCCG. He spearheaded the activities that led to the birth of The Redeemer’s University and served as the pioneer Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution,” the statement signed by Pastor Oladele Balogun, the Special Assistant to the GO, Pastor Adeboye, read.

According to the church, Aboaba was instrumental to many laudable projects and programmes in the Mission. He was a member of the Annual Holy Ghost Congress Planning Committee as well as the Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board and Lands Committee of the Mission, adding, “to the glory of God, he lived a great life in the service of his Maker.”

“As a Church, we are grateful to God for the opportunity so graciously granted him to serve God and to be a blessing to humanity. Pastor Fora Aboaba was a Professor of Agricultural Engineering and a Professor Emeritus at the University of Ibadan.

“We commiserate with the family he left behind and, we pray that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss,” the church added.

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