Pastor (Dr.) Olatunde Oladokun (JP) is a man who may be referred to as an unsung hero. He may not have the biceps or incredible mystical powers of Marvel’s superheroes but he has certainly used what God has endowed him with namely, his time, talents and treasures to make an indelible positive impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across Nigeria- his home country. Not one to blow his own trumpet, this philanthropist par excellence who admits that he has been tremendously blessed by God and is a devout Christian follows committedly, the injunction of Christ that those who do kind deeds do so discreetly.
A man of many parts who is loved by many, he recently joined the prestigious golden league of 50-year olds with a bang, celebrating the milestone with week-long activities in the ancient city of Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital.
An incurable humanitarian whose pastime is sharing his blessings with those not as fortunate as he, many of the guests who attended his golden anniversary spoke with OVATION about the celebrant in the most glowing terms, describing him as a great man whose memory history will reserve a pride of place for.
A committed Christain and Assistant Pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Olorunsogo Parish, Ilorin, Dr. Oladokun is a graduate of History who later became an Economic and Finance Expert. He has now found fulfillment helping others overcome their financial inadequacies, many who have come across him well on their way to economic independence. His passion for the poor informed his drive to
start the non-governmental, non-religious and non-profit oriented organization,
Self Reliance Economic Advancement Programme (SEAP) – a vehicle for financial empowerment and poverty alleviation with nationwide reach.
Understanding the celebrant’s disposition, it would be hard to imagine that a man who has practically devoted his life to the wellbeing of others would celebrate his birthday any other way than the way he did -which is one that has brought him the most gratification over the years-through giving.
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