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Biography Of Mike Okonkwo

Bishop Mike Okonkwo
Bishop Mike Okonkwo

Biography Intro: Bishop Mike Okonkwo is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) with headquarters at Anthony Oke Bus Stop, Lagos Oworonshoki Expressway, Lagos, Nigeria

Name: Chukwunweike Michael Okonkwo

Date Of Birth: September 6, 1945

Place Of Birth: Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State

Parents: Pa and Ma Okonkwo

Married To: Bishop Dr. Peace Okonkwo

Children: Uche Okonkwo (Daughter)

Occupation: Presiding Bishop, The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM)

Office Address: Anthony Oke Bus Stop, Lagos Oworonshoki Expressway, Lagos, Nigeria

E.mail: [email protected]

Phone: +234 1 773 8584


  • Morris Cerullo School of Ministry, San Diego (Diploma) 1981
  • International Bible Institute & Seminary, Florida (Diploma) 1982
  • International Bible Institute & Seminary, Florida (BA) 1982
  • Covington Theological Seminary, Georgia (DD) 1984
  • International Bible Institute & Seminary, Florida (DLL.) 1984


  • Leadership Publications
    • Kings on Earth
  • Faith Publications
    • Faith is Now or Never
    • Jesus and Now
    • The Mystery of the seed
  • Christian Living Publications
    • Wisdom for the Day (Annual Publication)
    • Overcoming the Siege (2010)
    • It’s Time for a Paradigm Shift (2010)

See More Publications By Bishop Mike Okonkwo


  • Award of Honour – Salvation Broadcasting Network
  • Meritorious Achievement Award: International Affairs Leadership Golden State University, University of Honolulu, Ephraim Moore University, International Theological Seminary, Spiritual Life Ministries. Trinity College of Ministerial Arts (1987)
  • Name inscription on Jerusalem 3000 Scroll with Number 6571 (1997)
  • Award of Excellence – Ifite Welfare Association
  • Award for Divine Honour
  • Distinguished Role Model Award – University of Lagos Joint Christian Fellowship
  • Bishop Genie J. Evans Memorial Leadership Award
  • Kingdom Promoters Award
  • Distinguished Christian Leaders Merit Award
  • Kwame Nkrumah African Leadership Award
  • Distinguished Platinum Award – Ogbunike
  • National PFN Women Wing Leadership Award
  • Grand Defender of the Christian Faith Award
  • Daughters of Dominion Merit Award


  • Presiding Bishop, The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM)
  • The Chief Executive Officer, God’s Army Bible Training College
  • President, Communion of Covenant Ministers’ International (CCMI)
  • Inaugural National General Secretary, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) 1986 – 1995
  • Deputy National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) 1995 – 1998
  • National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) 1998 – 2007
  • Member of Trustees Council Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) 1998
  • Trustee, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN)
  • Member, Nigerian Interreligious Council (NIREC) 1998
  • National Vice President, Christian Association of Nigeria, 2003 – 2008
  • Trustee, Women of Global Impact Initiative


  • Founder, Mike Okonkwo Scholarship Fund
  • Founder, Empowerment for the Less Privileged (ELP) Foundation, formerly Mike Okonkwo Foundation, A non-governmental humanitarian organization.
  • Founder, Mike Okonkwo Educational and Youth Initiative (MOEYI)
  • Founder, Mike Okonkwo Football Tournament
  • Founder, Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary Schools
  • Founder, Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture
  • Project Forte – A channel for discovering and encouraging creativity in young talents.
  • Chief Host of Breeding Leaders for Empowerment and National Transformation (BLENT).
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