Irewole Joe and Leke Beecroft
The Pastor William Kumuyi led Deeper Life Bible Church finally Completes 45,000 Capacity International Headquarters, at Gbagada , Lagos.
To hold 2017/2018 Watch Night Service there.
Initially billed to cost about $23 million (N2.3 Billion) by Cappa and D’alberto in 2003, the contract was soon cancelled after several delays and given to another company this increasing costs to a conservative estimate of about N5 Billion (Five billion naira).
Pastor Kumuyi was forced out of the Apostolic Faith Mission, Gbagada, Lagos as a young lecturer in the early 1970s.
He subsequently started a Bible Study Group/Fellowship known largely for its Holiness doctrine and which has metamorphosed into one of the largest Pentecostal churches in the world today.
Presently, the Philippine Arena with 55,000 capacity and Faith Tabernacle with 51,400 capacity are the largest completed auditoria.
The Apostolic Church National Temple, Olorunda, Ketu, some 20 minutes drive from Deeper Life Headquarters has been realistically put at 40,000 making it the 4th in the world.
To God be the Glory.