Apostle Samuel Gyau Obuobi has officially been inducted as the General Secretary of The Church of Pentecost today [September 2, 2023], succeeding Apostle Alexander Nana Yaw Kumi-Larbi, who meritoriously served in the role for ten years.
The immediate-past Asamankese Area Head was elected to the high office during the 46th General Council meetings of the Church, which took place in May this year, attaining an overwhelming endorsement from the Councillors present.
His assumption of office makes him the seventh General Secretary in the history of The Church of Pentecost, following in the gallant footsteps of Apostles Joseph Egyir Painstil (of blessed memory), Apostle Daniel K. Arnan (of blessed memory), Apostle Rigwel Ato Addison (Rtd.), Apostle Albert Amoah (Rtd.), Apostle Dr. Alfred Koduah (Rtd.) and Apostle A.N.Y. Kumi-Larbi.
Notable among them were Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah (Rtd.), Former Chairman of The Church of Pentecost; Apostle Emmanuel Agyemang Bekoe, International Missions Director; Apostle Dr. Aaron Ami-Narh, President of the Apostolic Church of Ghana; and Elder Dr. Yaw Adutwum, Education Minister, and his deputy, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour.
The event also saw the induction of the Chairman of the Church, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, to commence his second term, as well as the induction of the four recently-elected Executive Council Members, namely Apostle A.N.Y. Kumi-Larbi, Apostle Dr. Amos Jimmy Markin, Apostle Dr. Dieudonne Komla Nuekpe, and Apostle Banimpo Lare.
Apostle Ebenezer Hagan and Elder Ebenezer Acheampong were introduced as Youth Ministry Director and Deputy Director of the Pentecost Men’s Ministry (PEMEM), respectively, at the event.
BRIEF PROFILE OF APOSTLE SAMUEL GYAU OBUOBI
Apostle Samuel Obuobi is a Chartered Accountant with a Master’s degree in Administration, a Master’s in Organisational Leadership and Governance, and a Bachelor’s in Commerce.
Apostle Obuobi was called into full-time ministry of The Church of Pentecost in 2004, starting as a Resident Minister at Emmanuel Worship Centre in Dansoman Area while simultaneously serving as a lecturer at Pentecost University.
He was later transferred to Prophet M. K. Yeboah Worship Centre in the Odorkor Area and subsequently assigned as Resident Minister at the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), Asokwa, and later at the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), Atomic, Accra.
Before he was elected General Secretary of The Church of Pentecost, he served as the Area Head of the Church in Asamankese.
He is married to Mrs. Juliana Korkor Obuobi, and they are blessed with three children.