His Eminence, Arch Bishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin
Humanitarian Award Recipient
With over 700 less privileged children on his scholarship program and countless widows he helps around the world he is definitely a force to be celebrated at the VIGOR UNSUNG HEROES AWARDS 2019. Ticket Info at: www.vigorawards.org and www.awlo.org.
His Eminence, Arch Bishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin gave his life to Christ in 1982 at the age of 12 and began his divine practice to the destiny of high calling and fame at an early age of 15 (fifteen). And at the age of 19, he had preached in almost all the NORTHERN State in Nigeria. He has a social life as a growing youth. At his form 3, His Eminence was the president of the fellowship of government college Kaduna. His eminence, Archbishop Samson M. Benjamin started preaching the gospel at the early age of 15 and at 19 year of age had preached almost all the northern States of Nigeria His eminence served seven (7) different men of God; one of them was Rev. I.U Godwin who helped to build his primary foundation of stewardship in Christ.
He planted several churches for different ministry for Africa in 1991 in Bida, Niger state. This ministry since foundation is the largest Pentecostal church in bida, Niger state and now led by Bishop Samuel Eke. And also a mega branch at Warri being led by Bishop Dele Oladipupo till date.
His Eminence was asked by (Holy Spirit) to move from Bida, Niger state to Lagos against his wish in the year 2000 where he started a new church entirely in a one plot rented at Oluti Amuwo Odofin local government in Lagos. In one (1) year the church out grew the plot to another opposite plot, with an overflow in two streets
of the neighborhood. The lord in his mighty act provided the present location for the church which initially by human reason/understanding was impossible and unusable.
A deep swamp inhabited by reptiles and other animals, is now a sanctuary and worship centre of Resurrection parish international headquarters.
His Eminence Archbishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin in his usual humble character obeyed the Holy Spirit and moved into the deep swamp, on the 18th of December 2002 held her first service and the Almighty God proved himself during the prayer session and a very thick cloud of glory stood behind him and ordained him a prophet for Africa. Hence the speed of growth has been alarming and God worked special miracles through his hand till date. He is also a United Nations Ambassador for Peace.
His footprints and landmarks can be seen all around and his impact can be felt all over the world.