On the 2nd of March, 1942 a son was born in Ifewara of Osun State and he was named Adejare Adeboye. He attended the University of Lagos, got his Ph.D. and also became a Professor of the institution. In 1967, Adejare got married to Foluke Adenike and their marriage is blessed with four children. He got born again on the 29th of July, 1973, got ordained by Pa Akindayomi in 1977, and became the General Overseer (G.O.) of the Redeemed Church of God (RCCG) in 1987. He was with the University of Ilorin when he became G.O. but later resigned.