Rev. Yinka Badejo dies 3 months after hubby Wilson

Rev. Yinka Badejo, widow of Rev Wilson Badejo, ex- General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Nigeria has died.

She was 72 years old.

Although there has been no official statement from the church, multiple reports indicated she died at the weekend after a protracted illness.

She died a little over three months after her husband, who died on 7 August, aged 74.

According to reports, Yinka Badejo fell ill before her husband passed on, but she outlived him till 12 November, when she also answered eternal call.Yinka Badejo dies at 72

Church Times broke the news of her death on Monday, quoting family sources.

Yinka Badejo was born on 26 October 1949, at Idioro, Ibadan, in Oyo State.

She went on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Library Studies in 1975 from the University of Ibadan.

She then got married to Reverend (Dr) Wilson Badejo, the same year.

She attended Foursquare Theological Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, where she obtained a degree in Theology in 1998.

She was Deputy President of Foursquare Women International.

Messages of condolences have been pouring forth as news of her transition went round.

“GOOD NIGHT MUMMY. REV MRS YINKA BADEJO. YOU DEFINITELY FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH, YOU LEFT A GREAT CHRISTIAN LEGACY. NOW YOU DESERVE YOUR REST. SEE YOU AND PAPA ON RESURRECTION MORNING”, wrote Adekunle Muraina on Facebook.

Ope-Olu Taiwo also posted on Facebook: “Soulmates, friends and lovers bound together, even death could not separate them! It’s a rude shock, but, God is all-knowing. Rest on till the glorious Resurrection morning, a true Mother in Israel!”.

Adewumi Olumuyiwa said: Rest in peace mummy. We will continue to miss you here till we meet to part no more over there.

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