Pastor Taiwo Odukoya is the senior pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Lagos, Nigeria – a church with a membership in excess of 8,000. He holds a degree in petroleum engineering and worked for 12 years with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) until his voluntary retirement in 1994 to concentrate on the ministry God had committed to him.
He is a firm believer in the potential of his country Nigeria, and that is why he has personally established and actively invested in various initiatives to enhance the nation morally, educationally and politically. His approach centres on what he considers the root of the problem – a value reorientation of the various aspects of our national life, particularly the leadership, with the firm belief that this is one of the main ways we can truly make a positive change in the society. Among his initiatives are: Discovery for Men, Discovery for Women, The Woman Leader, Home Affairs and Grace Springs Medical Centre.
An accomplished author, he has to his credit over 300 publications, including books, articles, seminar papers, etc. His books Unleash Your God-given Potential, Created for Blessing, Limitless, 100 Nuggets of Wisdom for the Man of Significance (Volumes 1&2), Home Affairs and The Portrait of a Champion have gained a wide readership both locally and internationally.
He was the husband of the legendary Pastor ‘Bimbo (of blessed memory) and they had three lovely children – a boy and two girls. He is now married to Simangele Rosemary Zulu (popularly known as Pastor Nomthi.