Therapon University Staff

Dr. Emmanuel Sesan Raji, D.Th., and his late wife Pastor Kemi, Diploma in Ministry are formerly from Nigeria. They are now working in Kensington, Gauteng  for our King as pastors and lecturers, while also maintaining their church in Nigeria.

They assist in developing courses for training materials, and are very active in expanding the university.

Oluwakemi Okonkwo Oluwakemi Okonkwo is the Principal of Fountain Bible Institute, a school that is associated with Therapon University, and the training arm of The International Christian Growth Foundation; a non - denominational and para - church ministry that is committed to Training, Missions, and Prayer Network.

Oluwakemi is the author of 'Day by Day with Jesus', the bi- annual devotional of 'The International Christian Growth Foundation'. She has a Bachelor of  Biblical Theology and Masters of Theology in Biblical Theology from Therapon University, where she is currently doing a program in Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Counseling. She is also doing a second Master degree in Masters of Art in Bible and Theology at Worldwide Evangelical Seminary, Canada. She is happily married to Innocent Okonkwo and blessed with two lovely children. She is based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Innocent Okonkwo Innocent Okonkwo is the Co-Ordinator of The International Christian Growth Foundation - a non- denominational and para-church ministry, which is committed to Training, Missions and Prayer Network. He is also a lecturer at Fountain Bible Institute, a school that is associated with Therapon University, and the training arm of The International Christian Growth Foundation.

Innocent obtained a Diploma In Missions from PFM School of Missions, Nigeria; non - degree theological studies at George Whitefield College Muizenberg, South Africa and Bible Institute of South Africa. He also earned his degree in Bachelor of Biblical Theology from Therapon University. He is happily married to Oluwakemi Okonkwo and blessed with two lovely children.

Dr. Michael Awolola Prof. Michael Bola Awolola, Th.D., Ph.D., is a research fellow and a visiting professor for TU. He is also the President & Rector of World Vision Theological Seminary in Ibadan, Nigeria. Their mission is to serve Christ by preparing men and women to do the work of evangelism with no discrimination, and to edify and equip believers by proclaiming and applying God's Word in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Prof. Awolola has extensive ministry experience as a pastor, preacher and conference speaker, and in theological education. His experience in the field of education includes supervising the extension programmes and satellite campuses of the Seminary. He has been awarded a Doctoral Professorial Award from Therapon University for his research on the Reliability of the Bible.

Prof. Bolarinwa Christian Oladayo The Rev’d Prof. Bolarinwa Christian Oladayo is a Principal Workshop Supervisor (Telecommunication) at the University Media Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is the Director of Studies of the Academy of Pure and Applied Theology, Ibadan.

Bolarinwa Christian Oladayo is an appointed Professor of Theology in Natural Theology at the United Bible University in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a Fellow and a Member of the Governing Council on Legal Matters of the ‘Association of Christian Theologians’ in Nigeria. He is in addition a Research Fellow at Therapon University and a Corporate Member of the Nigerian Association of Engineering Craftsmen; a prolific Journalist and Conference resource person. He has been an astute church administrator and manager for over 30 years.
Rev. Peter Agana
Rev. Peter AganaI holds a Diploma in Bible/Theology from Eastern Bible College (now Assemblies of God Seminary), Bekwara, Nigeria;  Diploma in Biblical Studies/Missions from Christ International Bible College, Ibadan, Nigeria; Diploma in Discipleship and Diploma in Deaconate from The Prophetic Voice Institute, USA; B.SC in Biochemistry from Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Nigeria, B.A in Church Administration and Management and B.A in Missiology and Cultural Studies from Galilee Bible College & Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria (affiliate of The North Tennessee Bible Institute and Seminary, USA);  B.TH in Theological Studies from Worldwide Evangelical Seminary, Canada; B.SC in Psychology and Counseling with First Class & B.ED in Guidance and Counseling with First Class from Real Life Christian College & Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria (affiliate of Angel Global University, India; and People Hills University, USA); B.A in Religious Studies with First Class from Generation Light International Bible University, Benin, Nigeria (affiliate of Triune Biblical University Global Extension, USA; Crown University Chattered, USA and West Coast University, USA); B.DIV from Muskegon Bible Institute, Indiana, USA;  B.SC  in Criminology and Security Studies/LLB from Ballsbridge University, USA; B.A in Christian Studies & Ministry (in view) from Open Christian University, South Africa; M.DIV from Muskegon Bible Institute, Indiana, USA; M.A in Religious Studies from Generation Light International Bible University, Lagos, Nigeria) and M.SC in Counseling Psychology from Real Life Christian College and Seminary, Lagos Nigeria.

Rev Peter is the Proprietor and Chancellor of “Trinity Dunamis Bible College & Theological Seminary (TBCOTS), Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria. Tel: +2347032260166, +2348083366733; Email:

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