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Family unveils burial arrangements for pioneer Music Director of CAC Worldwide, Pastor Olukunle



By 'Gbenga Bankole

The family of Late pioneer Music Director of Christ Apostolic Church, Worldwide, Pastor (Dr.) Samuel O. Olukunle has unveiled burial arrangement of the late music czar.

CAC NEWS learnt that Service of Songs holds from Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th February, 2020 at 53, Alugbo Zone, Akoomeji, Amuloko, Ibadan by 9am.

We also gathered that Christian Wake holds on Thursday 6th February, 2020 by 5pm at CAC General Secretariat, Basorun, Ibadan.

The legend would be laid to rest on Friday 7th February, 2020 at 53, Alugbo Zone, Akoomeji, Amuloko, Ibadan by 9am, while Outing Service and Reception holds on same day by 11am at CAC General Secretariat, Basorun, Ibadan.

His Biography

Pastor Samuel Olufemi Olakunle was born at Oke-Odan, Ogun State in 1935.
He attended Kaduna Government College where he obtained Royal Society of Arts Certificate in Book-Keeping, English, Economics, Commerce and Typewriting. He was honoured with a doctorate certificate in Hymnology. He attended CAC Theological Seminary from 1981-1983 and obtained Diploma Certificate in Theology.


He was an Office Manager and Accountant with Green HAM Plant Hire, a division of U.A.C. from 1965-1980 before he became a Minister of God. He pastored three assemblies within 11 years before he was deployed to the CAC General Secretariat Ibadan as Personal Assistant to Pastor J.D. Obafemi, former President of CAC Worldwide.

The legend worked on CAC hymns for the church and has arranged the English, Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo and Isoko Hymns versions. He also arranged tunes in staff-notation and tonic solfa for easy reference of those hymns. He is a translator by talent.
He wrote many books such as Ministers' Guide, Notes from the Bible, 100 Bible Lessons, Collections of Hymns With Similar Tunes in English and Yoruba.

Pastor Olukunle was the first Music Secretary and the first Music Director for Christ Apostolic Church, Worldwide, before he retired in the year 2015. He was in attendance when he was honored along side other heroes at the 2019 Music Ministers' Conference.

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