Apapa District

About Us - History | Belief

Apapa District is one of the administrative units of the General Council of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, created on 6th of July 1996 by the constitution and bye law of the General Council. Assemblies of God Nigeria, is a Christian Organisation with the Corporate Affairs Commission with registration No. CAC/IT/349.

The Headquarters is at Plot R8 Ozubulu Independence Layout Enugu State. The church has a membership of over three million spread out in all the thirty-six states of Nigeria, Organized in more than one hundred (100) administrative units know as Districts of which Apapa Districts is one. She has a University, Several primary and secondary schools, Bible colleges, printing press and Bookshops.

Apapa District includes all churches eighty six (86) churches of the Assemblies of God, covering Ajeromi Ifelodun, Apapa GRA, Amuwo Odofin. Surulere and Lagos Mainlan Local Government Areas of Lagos State and a Mission in Ilaje Esedo in Ondo State.

The Administration of the District is carried out by a body of seven(7) elected ordained ministers know as the presbytery, made up of the District Superintendent, who is the Chairman, Assistant District Superintendent, the District Secretary, the District Treasurer and three members of the presbytery. The presbytery is empowered to exercise executive authority in all administrative and financial matters in their constituency under the oversight of the Executive Committee.

Our mission is to help build healthy and vibrant communities by strengthening the local churches through the power of the Holy Spirit. This is reflected in our core values and our faith statements that enable us to build on the strengths and power of the Holy Spirit.

Our mission is truly supported by our commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ and the work he has entrusted into our care. That is to see all men come to the realization of faith.

If you are interested in worshiping with us in any of our eighty-six Churches within our jurisdiction, kindly contact us and we will be able to direct you. Our Prayer section includes information and details on how to send your prayer request and other resources.

Also, we invite you to visit our call to salvation section if you need details on how to accept Jesus as your Lord and Saviour.

Assemblies of God Nigeria is committed to your spiritual development, growth and preparing you to succeed in your Christian race.

The life of our District is guided by three statements:

  • Our Purpose is to build a Christian community where non-religious and nominally religious people are becoming deeply committed Christians.
  • Our Vision is to be used by God to change lives, strengthen churches, and transform the world.
  • Our Journey is to know, love and serve God and in the end make heaven.

The current presbytery was inaugurated 3rd February 2017 and then members are:

Revd. Michael Kolawola Ogunbola – District Superintendent & EC Member
Revd. Vincent Ejikeme Ezioha            Asst. District Superintendent
Revd. Chukwudebelu Izuchukwu Vincent PhD     – District Secretary
Revd. Cletus Chukwujindu Obasa                         – District Treasurer
Revd. Gabriel Chinedum Akwuruoha PhD.           – Member
Revd.  Excel Umoh Etim                                         – Member
Revd. Godswill Jojo                                                 – Member

The District headquarters is at Plot 169 Block 13, House 32 Janet Fajemigbesin Street, Amuwo Odofin GRA, Postal address is P. O. Box 2227 FESTAC Town, Phone 0803329802 or 08033081079.

District Secretary


Our Tenets of Faith

The Statement of what we Believe, Teach and Practice.

1. The Bible is the inspired and only infallible and authoritative written Word of God (2 Tim. 3:15-17) for faith, conduct, and practice.

Our District Leadership is made up of a 7-man board called The Presbyters. They oversee to the smooth running of the District. Do You want to know more about them?