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Sunday Akin Olukoju

Board Secretary

Born and raised in Nigeria by teacher-politician father and mother, Sunday Akin Olukoju serves with his wife of almost 25 years, Rev. (Dr.) Deborah Olukoju as lead pastors of Immanuel Fellowship of the EMCC. For the last 26 uninterrupted years, Sunday Akin Olukoju has been serving in ImmanuelFellowshipinvariouscapacities– not only as a pastor, but as board secretary, facilitator, coach, counsellor, and currently as a board member, as well as member of various committees. In addition to his role as EMCC Enrich resource person, Sunday Akin also served as a member of the Editorial Board of SALT (formerly Issachar Group) of the EMCC. Sunday Akin and his wife Deborah have produced six evangelical movies, of which a particular one has been running via Satellite in South Sudan and beamed to the Arab world.

Sunday Akin Olukoju is a screenplay writer, poet, author, preacher, teacher, father, and coach. He earned his first master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and his second master’s degree from Providence Theological Seminary in Educational Studies (minor in Counselling Psychology). Also, he earned his first PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University in the US, and second PhD in Theology from Matej Bel University in Slovakia. He is also a tent maker as he tutors for Athabasca University and currently serves as Manitoba Hub Coordinator for a project sponsored by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Sunday Akin Olukoju also runs a private fundraising shop, helping small non- profits, based on his professional training and designation as a certified fundraising executive (CFRE). Sunday Olukoju is also very involved in his community of South Winnipeg where he currently serves as the Secretary of the South Winnipeg Community Centre (SWCC). Sunday Akin Olukoju has presented academic papers at various conferences in the US, Canada, Switzerland, Mexico, and Poland.

Sunday Akin Olukoju and his wife Deborah are both ordained by the EMCC, and are blessed with two young men – Israel, who is a graduate of the Buller School of Business at Providence University College and John, who is almost graduating with a first degree from Asper School of Business of the University of Manitoba.

Sunday Akin Olukoju