Biography of Minister Adeyinka Okeleye

Minister Adeyinka Okeleye, better known by his stage name Yinka Okeleye, is a gospel musician and worship leader from the southwest Nigerian city of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Born on August 12, 1991, into a family of four, Yinka is the second child, and there are three boys and one girl.

Minister Adeyinka Okeleye’s Education

Yinka Okeleye is well educated. He studied sociology and anthropology at the esteemed Bowen University in Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. Yinka is currently running his Masters in Criminology, MSC.

Minister Adeyinka Okeleye’s Music Ministry Background

Speaking during an interview, AdeyinkaOkeleye stated that he could always sing, but never took it seriously until during his  National Youth Service Corps in Ebonyi State, when he served with the Nigerian Christian Corpers Fellowship, and God revealed to him that this was the part he wanted him to trail.

Speaking on, he said, “The goal is not simply to release songs, but to release songs that will bring us closer to God, edify, strengthen the spirit man, reveal his nature, and draw us back to Abba, as scripture says in Matthew 28:19–21,

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“Go therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: VS 20 states, “Teach them to keep all that I have commanded you: and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the world.” Amen.

Yinka Okeleye currently serves as the music director of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Faith Chapel, Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja. Yinka Okeleye is also a member of the Regional and National Youth Choir of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). 

Minister Adeyinka Okeleye’s Family

Yinka Okeleye legally got married to fellow gospel musician Sunmisola Agbebi on June 1, 2023, after their colorful public proposal in March 2023. The two also have many beautiful joint videos available on their YouTube channels.

Apart from being a music minister, Yinka Okeleye is also a tax inspector at Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Yinka Okeleye’s songs

  • The Altar experience
  • Worship Medley
  • Jesus
  • None like you
  • Worship session
  • Toluwanimi
  • Chukwumo Nso
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