Facts about Pastor (Mrs.) Nomthi Odukoya, late wife of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya


  1. She was an educationist, life coach, and writer, a native of South Africa. Her maiden name was Rosemary Simangele Zulu.  She married Pastor Odukoya in January 2010 at age of 35. She had two boys for Pastor Odukoya and passed on November 9 2021. She was 46

  2. She was the Associate Senior Pastor of The Fountain of Life Church, Lagos, Nigeria under the leadership of her husband, Pastor Taiwo Odukoya.

  3. She was passionate about building wholesome and integrated family life with a focus on raising Godly (spiritual) and socially responsible children.

  4. Nomthi ministered hope and healing to women of different strata (singles, married, single parents, etc.).

  5. She was the Chairperson of Fountain Initiative for Social Development (FISD), a faith-based, non-profit organization committed to entrepreneurial development and empowerment of underprivileged individuals and communities across Nigeria.

  6. She was the Founder and Chairman of Funda Wazi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to providing child-friendly resources and training to equip children and adults with a view to ensuring children’s safety and wellbeing.

  7. She was the author of the fast-selling children’s books, No! Don’t Touch Me There; A Bully Is Not a Hero; Help! They Are Fighting Again and Boys and Girls Are Different but Equal.

  8. Her potential was maximised after she married Pastor Odukoya. She discovered she could write. She spoke a bit of Yoruba and enjoyed eating Nigerian food

  9. She once said in an interview that coming to Nigeria was one of the most daring things she ever did.

  10. She used to relax by playing with her children, listening to good music, or watching a comedy show.

  11. She used to live in London before she met her husband. She worshiped at Triumphant Church International, London

  12. When she was 40 in 2015 she said in an interview,  “At 40, I have not achieved all I want to, but I am happy where I am. I try to work out as often as I can and when its relaxation time, I read books and listen to worship music. I look for clothes that call my name. I think clothes have a character and tell a story so I wear only clothes that tell my story.”


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