The Church Leadership

Evang. Steven Kayode Pelemo

Evang. Steven Kayode Pelemo
Evang. Steven Kayode Pelemo

Evangelist Steve Kayode Pelemo is the General Overseer and founder of The World Overcomers’ Ministries. He is also the coordinator of Global Kingdom Leadership Forum (GKLF). He was born on the 6th of October 1956. He hailed from Ekpedo in Edo State. He attended St. John Primary School, Ogidi, Kogi State (1963 – 1969), Modern School, Ajowa, Ondo State (1971-1972) and Baptist High School, Ekirin-ade, Kogi State, (1973-1977) Nigeria.

He was a road-side mechanic in Ibadan, Oyo State before going back to school and later became a Chartered Accountant. He was called into full time ministry in London in 1989.

Evangelist Pelemo has a call from God to take the grace of salvation to the grassroots. He is deeply involved in missions to villages. He is also the founder of the Area Champions Project, a ministry for re-orienting and rehabilitating societal miscreants known as area boys.

After successfully pastoring for few years, he handed over the church headquarters to an able hand in order to fully focus on village evangelism.

He is married to Pastor (Mrs.) Yvonne Olohigbe Pelemo, with whom he co-authored “SHE REFUSED TO DIE” – a testimony of the healing power of God through His Word demonstrated on her when she was eaten up by cancer. They are blessed with four children – Jesright, Praise-El, Breakthrough and Great-Gain.

Evangelist Pelemo has received many Christian Support Awards in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the development and growth of Christianity in Nigeria, and his mission work in the villages. His work with the societal miscreants in the cities has also won him acceptance.

He currently resides in the USA with his family where they pioneer a new work.


Rev. (Mrs) Yvonne Pelemo

Rev. (Mrs) Yvonne Pelemo
Rev. (Mrs) Yvonne Pelemo

Rev. Mrs. Yvonne Pelemo is a Pastor of the World Overcomers’ Church, a vibrant multi-cultural and multi-ethnic congregation with headquarters in Lagos and branches within Nigeria and overseas.

She is the founder of Wise Mama International which is committed to raising women of substance, keepers of homes and champions for the Lord.

Rev. Yvonne has a driving passion to see women obey their husbands and make a positive difference in their world.

She was an accountant before her full time call into the ministry along with her husband.

She co-authored “She Refused To Die”- a testimony of God’s healing power through His word demonstrated on her at a hopeless stage when she was afflicted with cancer.

She is the Proprietress of Skyop Schools – the schools are committed to raising the academic standard of students. She is a mentor to many women and a respected woman of God.

She is known for her messages on purity, righteousness and hope for this dying generation.

Her messages and book have brought healing to many within and outside Nigeria.

She is the wife of the General Overseer of The World Overcomers’ Church – Evang. Steve K. Pelemo.

She currently resides in the USA where she is pioneering a new work with her husband.

She is the Resident Pastor of the USA branch of the church. Evang. & Rev. Mrs. Pelemo are blessed with four children.