Bishop Francis Wale Oke is the President and founder of The Sword of The Spirit Ministries International with the Headquarters located in Ibadan City, Oyo State, Nigeria. For over thirty years he has conducted mass crusades all over Nigeria with crowds of hundreds of thousand people in a single service. He also conducts a prayer and intercession programme at the Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria tagged The Nigeria Turning Point, this programme has brought millions of people together to pray for the peace and prosperity of Nigeria.
There are seven unique things you need to know about this great man of God.
1.) Bishop Wale Oke was born on 8th of September 1956 in Kasumu village, Oyo State Nigeria.
2.) He is a graduate of Land and Engineering Survey from university of Lagos.
3.) In 1989 after ten years of itinerary work all over Nigeria and various parts of the world, Francis Wale Oke founded the Christ Life Church which has grown exponentially having over two hundred branches located all over Nigeria.
4.) Bishop Wale Oke is married to Victoria Tokunbo Oke and they are blessed with two lovely children, Dorcas and Isaac oke.
5.) In November 1991, All nations for Christ Bible Institute awarded him an honorary doctorate under the auspices of Oral Roberts University for his outstanding contributions to world evangelism. Recently, he was awarded the prestigious Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria’s (FRCN) award for outstanding contributions to religious harmony and human development.
6.) Bishop Francis is the convener of the annual Holy Ghost Convention in Ibadan since 1983 and The Nigeria Turning Point Prayer Movement in Abuja since 2003. He hosts a daily broadcast on Nigeria national radio and television stations FRCN and NTA, Ibadan. He is the founder of the International Bible College of Ministries and Seminary (IBCOMS). In 1999 he was Consecrated a Bishop.
7.) Bishop wale oke is a seasoned author of the word, some of his published books include
- Victory in Spiritual Warfare
- ALONE WITH GOD
- STEPPING INTO GREATNESS
- Walking in God’s Covenant