Pastor Kumuyi’s Deeper Life Church Completes Its Private Varsity[Anchor University]
The Anchor University, Lagos is a private university owned by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry. The university is located at Ayobo, Ipaja,Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.
Work has been tidied up at the private university of Pastor W.F Kumuyi’s Deeper Life Christian Ministry located in Lagos. Anchor University, located at Ayobo, a Lagos suburb, where the headquarters of Pastor Kumuyi’s church is also located, is now set for take-off, City People can inform you.A visit to the brand new campus at Ayobo last week by City People revealed that all is now set for the take-off of the institution. Every necessary facility is now ready and we learnt that the administrative staff for the institution have been employed too.
Anchor_UniversityAnchor University is running 5 faculties including; Arts, Education, Social Sciences, Humanities, School of Management and Accounting.Based on the vision of the owner, Anchor University would imbibe educational and moral values to millions of Nigerians, while making its charges affordable to all.The campus, sitting on a large expanse of land consists different structures including hostels, faculties, administrative blocks, chalets, laboratories etc. The Deeper Life headquarters area in Ayobo is now wearing a totally new and beautiful look. Funds for the university project according to reports were sourced from the ministry’s partner members and the Pastor Kumuyi himself.
The final take-off of the university will no doubt, be a huge accomplishment for Pastor Kumuyi, if the many setbacks that were recorded in the course of doing the project were anything to go by. The commissioningof Anchor University was billed for September 2012, but suffered a huge setback as the representatives of the NUC coming for final inspection and approval of the multi-billion project were in the ill fated Dana Air crash. Professor Celestine Onwuliri, husband of a serving minister and an executive director with the Nigerian Universities Commission was among the over 157 victims that died in the Dana Air crash which occurred on Sunday, June 3, 2012. He was the leader of the team.
William Folorunso Kumuyi (born June 9, 1941) is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria. He is the author of several books. In the early 1970s, Kumuyi worked as a lecturer at the University of Lagos.
Kumuyi was born into a Christian family in Erin-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. He completed his secondary school education in 1961, and in 1962 started teaching Mathematics at Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun-State. From where he proceeded to the University of Ibadan and in 1967 graduated with a first class honours degree in Mathematics. He became a born again Christian in April 1964. Kumuyi remarried in October 2010, in London, about 18 months after the death of his first wife.