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Our Esteemed Team
God has blessed World Vision with a dedicated faculty and staff. Members of the School faculty hold at least a master’s degree, and several have earned Doctorates. The faculty is diverse in several ways. There are international and national as well as missionaries and national pastors.
Bishop Prof. M. B. Awolola
Bishop Prof. M. B. Awolola began both his pastoral ministry and his theological education in Nigeria in the late nineties receiving a diploma in theology from The Redeemed Christian Bible College in 1992. He continued his theological training at Jesus Bible University in Ilorin, Nigeria. Receiving B.A. Theology, MDiv. and Doctor of Divinity. As an intellectual in a cognate discipline, Prof. Mike bagged his PhD in Religious Studies with a speciality in Anthropology from Shalom Christian University, Iowa, USA. He participated in the specialised Theological Teachers Course organised by the Association of Christian Theologians, Nigeria and came out with a professional Diploma in Theological Teachers Education (TTE). He was later licensed as a Chartered Theological Teacher by the same Association. Prof. Awolola has extensive ministry experience as a pastor, preacher and conference speaker, and in theological education. His experience in the field of education includes supervising the extension programmes and satellite campuses of the Seminary.
Rev. John Ademola Oladipupo
Dean of Student Affairs
Rev. J. A. Oladipupo is a born and anointed teacher. He received his National Certificate in Education (NCE) from Osun State College Of Education, Ilesha. Nigeria. After serving in educational ministry in Nigeria for years, he proceeded to World Vision Theological seminary and bagged his Bachelor’s and Master in Theology with a major in Biblical Studies. Rev. Oladipupo is presently serving as the Dean of students of the seminary.
Rev. Prof. Hezekiah Oladayo Bolarinwa
Director of Postgraduate programme
The Revd. Prof. Hezekiah Oladayo Bolarinwa is a Principal Workshop Supervisor (Communication) at the Diamond Radio, University Media Centre, University of Ibadan. A Batallion Commandant from Rescue Corps Initiative Nigeria. He is an astute Minister and Scholar with a Diploma, Higher National Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (International Institute of Journalism -Abuja); Diploma in Theology (IDST, an Affiliate of Ajayi Crowther University); Bachelor and Master of Arts in Theology (World Vision Theological Seminary-Ibadan, Nigeria); Bachelor, Master and Doctor of Science in Theology (United Bible University, Lagos); Diploma in Computer Engineering (Ire-Polythecnic); Advance Telecom Engineering Certificate (Nigerian Telecommunication Engineering School -Lagos) etc. Professor Hezekiah Oladayo Bolarinwa is a Prof. of Natural Theology at the United Bible University Lagos; a Professor of Communication Theology at Therapon University in the United States of America; an appointed academic and curriculum development officer at Open Christian University; a Priest in Ibadan Diocese of Anglican Communion (Church of Nigeria); a Fellow and Council member of National Association of Criminology and Security Practitioners of Nigeria; a Fellow and Governing Council Member of Association of Christian Theologians (ACTS)-Nigeria; a registered Corporate Member of Nigerians Association of Engineering Craftsmen (COREN) etc. Rev’d Prof. Hezekiah Oladayo Bilarinwa is currently serving as Director of the Post Graduate Programme for World Vision Theological Seminary.
Apostle Dr. I. O. Oluwanifise
He is the founder and the general overseer of Flame Gospel Ministries International with headquarters in Nigeria. He received his bachelor’s and Masters in theology from World Vision Theological Seminary. As an experienced Church founder and planter, his wealth of experience is a great treasure to the spiritual/ministerial formation of our students.
Rev. Chaplain Abraham Olu Adeoye
Rev. Chaplain Abraham Olu ADEOYE is a devoted, gifted and anointed Teacher of the word. He is a seasoned tutor, educator, administrator, professional manager and educational consultant. He possesses B. Agric (Animal Science) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun-State; Post Graduate Diploma in Teacher Education (PGDE) & MSc. Fisheries Management from the University of Ibadan, Oyo-State, Nigeria; Certificate & Diploma in Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy from World Vision Theological Seminary, Ibadan, Oyo-State, Nigeria; Diploma in Biblical Studies from Faith International Training School, Sayreville, New Jersey, USA; Diploma in Leadership & Biblical Studies, School of Ministries, London; Doctor of Transformational Leadership (in view), Bakke Graduate University, Dallas, Texas, USA. He is presently serving as the Registrar of the seminary.
Rev. Dr. G. O. Oyeyemi
Rev. Dr. G. O. Oyeyemi is the general overseer of Christ Praise Chapel, Ibadan. He obtained his Diploma in Adult Education and Community development from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He studied at World Vision Theological Seminary, Ibadan. Nigeria and bagged his B.A. In Theology. Of recent, he completed another B.A. In Communication & Language Arts at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Rev. Dr. Oyeyemi is currently serving as a lecturer in the Seminary.
Rev. O. O. Oresanya
Director of Spiritual Formation & Lecturer
Rev. O. O. Oresanya is the General Overseer of Trumpet of Jubilee Ministries, Nigeria. He bagged his BSc. and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He proceeded to World Vision Theological Seminary, Ibadan and the African Institute of Church Growth where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Theology and a Diploma in Church Growth respectively. He has a wealth of experience as a Pastor, Evangelist and Bible Teacher and presently he serves as the Director of Spiritual Formation for World Vision Theological Seminary.
Rev. Prof. I. O. Ogunsanwo
Chaplain & Lecturer
Professor I. O. Ogunsanwo an experienced Elementary Teacher was called into the service of God and is presently serving as a woman priest at the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Agodi Circuit. She obtained her Diploma in Theology from Emmanuel College Of Christian Education & Theology, Ibadan. Nigeria. She obtained Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees from United bible University, Lagos. Nigeria. Professor Ogunsanwo later proceeded to World Vision Theological Seminary and bagged BA in Christian Religious Studies and Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy. Professor Ogunsanwo is currently serving as College Chaplain/Lecturer.
Chaplain Demehin Olusegun Adebayo Ayotunde
Director of Administration
Chaplain Demehin Olusegun Adebayo Ayotunde is a child of God. He is a Missionary and an astute Preacher and Teacher of the word of God by God’s grace. He is a well-sought speaker at conventions, conferences, seminars and workshops. He currently serves with Greater Evangelism World Crusade, a Pentecostal Ministry, with its Headquarters in Port Harcourt, as Head of Mission, Southwest Nigeria. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, a National Diploma and a Higher National Diploma in Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy respectively from World Vision Theological Seminary, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Christian Leadership Training School, Ibadan, Nigeria. He also holds a certificate in Advanced Ministerial Course of Caught Up School of Ministry, Port Harcourt, a Diploma in Leadership and Biblical Studies, London School of Ministries, Southampton, United Kingdom and a Post Graduate Diploma in Church Growth and Ministry from International Institute of Church Growth, Lagos Nigeria. He is currently serving as the Director of Administration of the Seminary.
Rev. S. O. Adeyanju
Principal Oyo Campus & Director of Administration
Rev. S. O. Adeyanju is the general overseer of Full Flame Ministries, Ogbomosho. Nigeria. He bagged his Bachelor’s and Master of Arts in Theology with a speciality in Biblical Studies from World Vision Theological Seminary, Ibadan. Nigeria and currently working on his Doctorate Degree. Rev. Adeyanju is a gifted pastor and administrator, presently he serves as the principal Of the World Vision theological seminary, Oyo Campus and respectively Director of Administration.
Prof. R. S. Babatunde
Director of Christian Ministries & Chairman Award Board
Prof. R. S. Babatunde a trained Marketer turned preacher has a wealth of experience as a Pastor and Counsellor. He bagged his Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degree in Theology from Faith Theological Seminary, Lagos. Nigeria. And is a fellow of the Seminary. He proceeded to World Vision Theological Seminary and Obtained Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Doctorate Degree in Pastoral Education and Chaplaincy. He received Board Certified in Pastoral Care from the International Association of Christian Chaplains, USA. Professor Babatunde is presently serving as the Director of Christian Ministries and also the Chairman Award Board for the Seminary.
Rev. Mrs. F. Y. Awolola
Pastor F. Y. Awolola a Prophetess by calling. She bagged her Nigerian Certificate Of Education (NCE) from the Federal College of Education Special, Oyo. Nigeria. She obtained her Diploma in Theology from World Vision theological Seminary, Ibadan. Nigeria. Presently she is an undergraduate student at the University Of Ibadan pursuing her Bachelor of Education in Library Archival Information Studies. Pastor Florence is currently serving as the Bursar/Librarian for World Vision Theological Seminary.
Rev. Janus Wiese
Director of Foreign Mission
Pastor Janus Wiese is a Scientist turned preacher. He obtained his BSc. and MSc. in Monocular Biology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Europe. After receiving the call of God he proceeded to Mariager Hojskole/Danish Pentecostal Bible College and he is presently there for spiritual formation and working toward his Bachelor’s Degree in Theology. Presently Rev. Janus is the Director of Foreign Mission for World Vision Theological Seminary.
Rev. Mcdonald Uche
Director of Foreign Schools
Rev. Mcdonald Uche is the General Overseer of Living Stones Bible Church, Denmark. Europe. He bagged his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Presently Rev. Mcdonald is pursuing his Master Of Divinity Course at Andersonville Theological Seminary, U.S.A. Rev. Mcdonald is presently serving as the Director of Foreign Schools for World Vision Theological Seminary.
Professor S. O. Ojeniyi
Chairman Board of Regents
Professor S. O. Ojeniyi is a renowned and brilliant scientist who combined scientifical research with Christianity. He bagged his BSc. in Agriculture from the University of Ife, Nigeria. MSc. in Agronomy from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and his PhD in Soil Science from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Europe. Professor S. O Ojeniyi is the current Chairman Board of Regents for World Vision Theological Seminary, Nigeria.