Dr. D.K. Olukoya’s Academic Feats Before Going into Full-Time Ministry.
Dr. D.K. Olukoya’s Academic feats before going into full- time ministry
Dr Olukoya studied Micro-Biology at the University of Lagos and graduated with a First Class Honors in 1980.
After about two years of teaching and subsequent employment as a Research Assistant in the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research(NIMR), Yaba, Lagos, Dr Olukoya travelled to the United Kingdom under the Commonwealth scholarships to the University of Reading, where he obtained PhD in Molecular Genetics.
Dr Olukoya as a scholar
Dr.Olukoya is the first scientist to establish an indigenous laboratory of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Nigeria and the first to clone genes. He has also supervised over 30 PhD students, most of whom are presently doing well in their chosen fields.
As a researcher, he has over 80 scientific publications to his credit.
Dr Olukoya as a clergyman
Dr Olukoya is a prophet, evangelist, teacher and preacher of the Word of God. He is general overseer of the Mountain Of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), which he started with 24 people in his sitting room in Yaba, Lagos in October 1989. In its two decades of existence, MFM is noted for its unique and powerful prayer style.
Dr D.K. Olukoya has received many awards such as:
Special awards for excellence in Research and Administration (SAFERA 2012)
Top great Africa Achievers leader’s legacy awards South Africa 2013
Outstanding Christian leader’s awards, Quintessence African leader of integrity merit award 2014
Humanitarian personality of the year 2013 award, Merit award at the 6th Herbert Macaulay memorial lecture
United Nations Humanitarian International award
Zik legacy prize for true leadership national award
The distinguish African Icon award 2015