Deputy Baba Aladura Adewunmi Joins the Triumphant Saints …By Mike Oduniyi
Deputy Baba Aladura Adewunmi Joins the Triumphant Saints
The Baba Aladura and Prelate of the Eternal Sacred Order of the Cherubim and Seraphim worldwide, His Most Eminence Dr. David D. L. Bob-Manuel, has announced the peaceful transition into glory of His Eminence, Deputy Baba Aladura (Dr.) Samuel Olajide Adewunmi.
Elder Adewunmi passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, after a brief illness. He was aged 79 years.
Until his death, His Eminence Adewunmi was the Elder-in-Charge and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Mount Zion General Headquarters, Ebute Metta.
A thorough-bred child of the Holy Order, Elder Adewunmi was the son of former Baba Aladura (Interim), late Elder Samuel Popoola Adewunmi (Mount Zion General Headquarters 1967 – 1970) and the late Mother-in-Israel Mary Aina Adewunmi.
He was appointed into the ESOCS Advisory Board in 2002. In 2013, Elder Adewunmi was ordained as the only Senior Apostle General then, and on 5th December, 2015, he was ordained as a Deputy Baba Aladura.
An avid writer, Elder Adewunmi during his time as Assistant Secretary, Training, wrote many Pamphlets on the History and Doctrine of the Holy Order, amongst which were Prayer is Key, The Origin of Adoption, Moses Orimolade our Great Teacher and True Unification of C & S.
Elder Adewunmi was married to the late Senior Mother-in-Israel Mosunmola Adewunmi, a.k.a Ariya Mother, a staunch foundation member of the Atupa ti Olorun Tan Band.
He is survived by children and grandchildren.
Burial arrangements will be announced later.