Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has ordained 17,763 new ministers.
In the breakdown, 2,231 are full-time Pastors, 4,726 are Assistant Pastors. There are new 10,806 Deacons and Deaconesses.
Their inauguration took place during the just-concluded 69th edition of the RCCG annual convention.
As tradition, the one-week programme kicked off with Adeboye leading thousands of members on a prayer walk.
Adeboye conducted the investiture with his wife, Pastor Folu, and other top officials.
In his remarks, the revered cleric congratulated and prayed for all graduates of the RCCG Bible College.
The new ministers have a responsibility of further enlarging the church and providing leadership to congregants in their respective parishes and provinces.
“Deacons, Deaconesses and APs (Assistant Pastors) were ordained on Thursday, Pastors were inducted yesterday (Saturday)”, he said