The man regarded as the spiritual leader of Celestial Church Of Christ worldwide, Rev Pastor Paul Surulere Maforikan is dead.
Maforikan died on Wednesday at the age of 86. He was Oyo State Evangelist for 10 years before being appointed a Deputy Pastor in December 2002. He was proclaimed Pastor of the Celestial Church Of Christ Worldwide within two days of the death Gilbert Jesse. His appointment was made by the council of superiors of CCC Worldwide.
Here are 3 things worthy of note about the late clergyman
1. He converted from Christ Apostolic Church to eventually become the spiritual leader of Celestial Church of Christ
2. Suru Maforikan was appointed Pastor and spiritual leader of the Church following the death of Gilbert Oluwatosin Jesse in October 2003.
3. The late clergyman said the founder of the church Samuel Oshoffa had prophesied in 1961 that he would be his successor.