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Gabriel Adebayo Olayinka Afolaranmi (simply known as “Pastor Bayo Afolaranmi”) was born into the family of Chief Hezekiah Afolaranmi and Mrs. Hanah Abiola Afolaranmi in the year 1970. He became born again on March 2, 1991.

He attended Omu-Aran High School, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria for his secondary education between 1983 and 1987. He had his Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) (Yoruba/Christian Religious Studies) at Federal College of Education, Okene, Nigeria between 1990 and 1993. For his theological training, Pastor Bayo attended ECWA Theological Seminary, Igbaja, Nigeria between 1995 and 1997 where he was awarded Bachelor of Religious Education, and the Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary, Ogbomoso, Nigeria between 1998 and 1999 where he was awarded Special Ministerial Certificate (at degree level) and between 2007 and 2009 for Master of Theology in Religious Education.
Pastor Bayo was ordained into the full gospel ministry of the Nigerian Baptist Convention on August 18, 2002. He works in the headquarters of the Convention in Ibadan, Nigeria. He has been ministering to thousands of people through various aspects of the Internet since 2003.

His experience in Internet ministry has made him publish a book titled Ministering through the Internet: An Essential Guide. Apart from this publication, Pastor Bayo has published another book titled Saved Forever? A Systematized Biblical Teaching on Salvation and many other articles in The Nigerian Baptist, the official organ of the Nigerian Baptist Convention and some magazines in Esperanto language especially Dia Regno (that is, Divine Kingdom: the official organ of Kristanaj Esperantistoj Ligo Internacia [KELI] [Christian Esperantists League International]). Two books titled La Instruisto and Ronke, la jaluzulino written by him have been published in Esperanto.

He is married to Florence Opeyemi Olufemi (Nee Adeniyi). They are blessed with a son, Victor Boluwatife, a daughter, Victoria IfeOluwa, and two other adopted children - Michael Oluwasegun Adeniyi and Abraham Oluwatoyin Adeniyi.

He is a native of Pamo-Isin, Kwara State, Nigeria, though he resides with his family at Akobo, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Postal Address: Pastor Adebayo Afolaranmi,
Baptist Building, Oke Bola,
PMB 5113, Ibadan 200001,
Oyo State, Nigeria.
Mobile Phone Numbers:
+234 805 515 9591
+234 816 304 5450

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"I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death. FOR TO ME, TO LIVE IS CHRIST AND TO DIE IS GAIN" (Philippians 1:20-21, NIV).