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Esther Ajayi Biography
Esther Abimbola Ajayi, born April 2, 1963, professionally known as “Rev Mother Esther Ajayi“, is a popular Nigerian clergywoman, prophetess, and philanthropist.
She is famously known as the founder of Love of Christ Generation Church, C & S (Iya Adura), London. Esther Ajayi, who is also known as Iya Adura, was born in Mushin, Lagos.
Early Life and Education
Esther Ajayi is a Nigerian prophetess born in Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria. Aged 59, also known as Iya Adura, she was born on April 2, 1963.
Rev Mother Esther Ajayi is the third of six children born to her parents. From early childhood, she exhibited spiritual gifts and started preaching at the age of eight.
She attended Christ Apostolic Church Nursery and Primary School and later completed her secondary education at Ikeja Senior Grammar School, Bolade-Oshodi, Lagos.
After school, Rev Mother Esther Ajayi worked briefly as an air hostess with Nigeria Airways before starting her ministry full-time.
Esther Ajayi Career
Esther Ajayi divine calling to start a ministry was an interesting one. In an exclusive interview with Kemi Ashifon, she said ” I’ve always had dreams of having a bell and a big Bible in my hands.
I dreamt of sending people out of church that have gone fetish and cleansing dirty altars.” “My journey to ministry kick-started in 1997, when as a businesswoman, the then, National Electric Power Authority, NEPA owed me N4.2m.
I was in Abuja and was bent on retrieving my money because I was owing a bank and was servicing heavily. One day, I boarded a taxi and as my usual practice, I would always pray every hour.
The taxi driver, who I called Baba Ogbomoso (he’s late now) saw me praying in the taxi at 3pm and I asked if he would join me.
We prayed together after which he asked if all was well. I told him about NEPA owing me.
He quickly asked me if I would meet a woman of God to pray for me. Desperate for help, I agreed to see the prophetess. That was how I met Rev Esther Oguntoyinbo.
Immediately I got there, she knelt down and asked me to pray for her. I was confused and wondered what she was saying because I had come to her to pray for me. She persisted and I just said a short prayer.
Then, she said God wants me to carry His cross and that God would prove this with the payment from NEPA, which she said, would be paid within 7 days.
That way, I would know that God wants me to carry His cross. Before I left her place, again, she asked me to pray for her.”
“On my way back, I wasn’t pleased with what the prophetess said because I needed my money to be paid and not carrying any cross. But on the fifth day, I went to the gospel.”
“That was how I started preaching and I would preach on my streets, everywhere and even when we came to London.
I would ring the bell and preach the gospel on the streets of London, saying, ‘repent for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Initially, people looked at me but they got used to it and said hello.”
Social Media Handle
- Instagram: @esther_ajayi
Esther Ajayi Family
She got married in 1984 to Rev. Dr. Ademuyiwa Ajayi, today, a lecturer in theology at Faith Bible College, Ota, Ogun State.
The couple has known each other for over 40 years and so much so that they are now able to read each other’s mind perfectly and they are blessed with two boys, two girls and an adopted daughter.
Esther Ajayi Net Worth
Esther Ajayi is a popular Nigerian clergywoman, prophetess and philanthropist. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.