Rev. Gilbert Awajimijan is a lover of God and his fellow humans. He is always ready and willing to render assistance and counsel whenever the need arises. He was born 57 years ago to the family of Mr. & Mrs. Awajimijan Tobiah, of Mboso great family, Agwut Ubong Royal House in Agwut Obolo Town, Andoni Local Government Area of River State- Nigeria.
He possess First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), West African School Certificate (WAEC), Diploma in Theology, Bachelor, Advance Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and Master Degree from various institutions of higher learning within and outside the country and currently a candidate of higher academic career to meet the challenges of the day.
A seasoned marriage Counselor and a Coordinating Pastor of the Youth Parliament where our tomorrow youths are given the golden opportunity to express their minds and talents. He is intelligent, credible, competent and confident. Rev. Gilbert Awajimijan, an ordained Minister of God with the Assemblies of God Church Nigeria, Rivers District.
He served the nation as a Security Agent and also worked with the Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria Limited, Western Division, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria before he receive the divine call into full time ministry.
Rev. Gilbert Awajimijan by divine calling into full time ministry has pastured several local churches, served as missionary to the Hausas, Nupes, Igalas, etc. served as an Executive Secretary, Decade of Harvest, presently, he is serving as coordinator, Decade of Pentecost, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Andoni Chapter, River State, State Secrtary, Christian Association of Nigeria Local Government Branches (COALITAION), the coordinating Pastor, Medical Camp and Evangelistic Outreach International Nigeria, Chairman, Rivers Zone One National Easter Tetreate of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, Chairman Rivers District Mega Worship, Chaplain, Dodoin Local Government Area, Rivers State, District Coordinator Inter-Church Relations/Inter-Government and a Senior Pastor, Assemblies of God Nigeria, Sandfill 1 UPE Sandfill, Borikiri, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Reverend gentlemen, Gilbert Awajimijan is a spiritual father, counselor and mediator to the men ofo the jungles for peace, suffered risk and character assassination with threat to death.
He, by God’s wisdom has championed the reconciliation process in conjuction with some credible royal fathers among militant groups in Andoni L.G.A in Niger Delta to bring a lasting peace. He also championed the averted bloodshed during 2007 general elections by the militants group in the same L.G.A.
Rev. Gilbert Awajimijan’s contribution and achievements in the Christendom and the society in general cannot be overemphasized, hence, he has won for himself both national and international awards, namely, Ambassador for Great Commission in Benin Republic Missionary Society (Aug. 2003); International Church Growth Award for believing in Church and the Support by African International Church Growth, (Sept. 2004); Nigerian Merit Gold Award for Productivity (Dec. 2011); African Credibility Gold Award (July 2012); and United Nations Peace Ambassador (Dec. 2014). An Award for outstanding Contributions of Outreach to the various Demonic Cultural Groups in Bonny Kingdom by the Christian Fellowship Centre, Inc. Houston, Texas, USA (Aug. 2015).
Gilbert Awajimijan is a Humble Revered gentleman who prefers to maintain a low profile. He is happily married to a caring mother and wife Evang. (Mrs.) Urowoli Maria Awajimijan and they are blessed with wonderfully gifted and God fearing children and grandchildren.