The wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Foluke Adeboye, has received the award of Woman of Distinction for Global Peace from the United Nations Global Women Foundation.
The award was in recognition of her life-long commitment to building a strong global reach of service throughout the world.
This disclosure was made by her husband, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, while sharing pictures of the award plaque on his official social media handles.
He wrote: “My wife, Pastor Folu Adeboye has been awarded the Woman of Distinction award as an outstanding global peace ambassador for change by the United Nations Global Women Foundation, Inited Nations. Glory be to Jesus, Let somebody shout hallelujah!,” Adeboye stated.
The award was presented at the She Rise’s Forum on Empowering Women Economic Sustainability through Entrepreneurship and Leadership programme, which took place in New York, the United States.
Agencies under the UN designate peace awards to selected individuals around the world.
Recipients must have, by their actions and influence, amplified UN goals which involve “peace, dignity and equality on a healthy planet.”
Fondly called Mummy GO by many, Pastor Folu has been actively involved in “planting Christian schools, as well as making ” immense contributions to the Nigerian Education sector, coordinating work in the field of Christian Education, by starting a vigorous movement (Christ the Redeemer’s Schools Movement) that has led to the founding of several Christian Educational institutions caring for the educational welfare of children in Nigeria and Internationally.”