West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria

[Accredited by the Association of Christian Theological Education in Africa, ACTEA]

Dr. Olusanya Agboola Akinola


Department Head of Biblical and Religious Studies and Extension Program Coordinator 


  • War and Conflict Studies.
  • Old Testament Biblical Exegesis.
  • Church Planting and Growth.


  • B.Th., Life Theological Seminary, Lagos, Nigeria (1996).
  • M.A., West Africa Theological Seminary (2006).
  • Ph.D., Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria (2016).

Dr. Olusanya Agboola Akinola teaches Systematic Theology, Hebrew Language and Old Testament at West Africa Theology Seminary Lagos. He is also Coordinator of WATS Extension Program and serves as HOD for the Biblical and Religious Studies Department. Dr. Akinola has been in full time ministry since 1992 and has worked as a missionary in some fields and served as a pioneer pastor in some churches here in Nigeria. He is currently the President and Senior Pastor of Onward Christian Ministry located in Ogun State, southwest Nigeria.

Dr. Akinola is married to his wife Ruth and they have four children. The couple co-owns a private secondary school, His Majesty Royal College, situated in Ogun State.

WATS - West Africa Theological Seminary
| 36, Olukunle Akinola Street (off Ipaja Road) | P.M.B. 003 | Ipaja | Lagos | Nigeria

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