About the Faculty

WATS is blessed with vast array of well prepared and outstanding faculty who are both resident and adjunct. They are thoroughly equipped in specific and broad areas of Christian theology and many related disciplines. WATS faculty are sound Christian believers drawn from various Church backgrounds but with common faith in the person and mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Olufemi Emmanuel

Olufemi Emmanuel

Dean, Academic Affairs

Olufemi Emmanuel is an evangelical theologian. He bagged his Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology from the prestigious West Africa Theological Seminary (WATS), Lagos in 2005 and his Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies from the same institution in 2009. In 2016, he completed his PhD in Old Testament Studies, majoring in Old Testament Prophetism at Crowther Graduate Theological Seminary, Abeokuta. Read more…

Moye Timothy Olajide

Moye Timothy Olajide

Dean Spiritual Formation & Practical Ministry

Moye Timothy Olajide (Diploma, B.A.in Theology, M.Div., and D.Min in progress) is a lecturer of Missions and Urban Ministries in the Missions Department of West Africa Theological Seminary.  He also teaches other church related courses such as Church Planting & Growth as well as Church Ministry in Education. Read more…

Sijuade Toyin Adeniyi

Sijuade Toyin Adeniyi

HOD Christian Education

Sijuade Toyin Adeniyi (B.A., M.A., PGDE, M.Phil., Ph.D candidate) is a lecturer of English and educational courses in the Department of Christian Education & General Studies, West Africa Theological Seminary. Read more…

Jeremiah Babajide Oluwadare

Jeremiah Babajide Oluwadare

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Jeremiah Babajide Oluwadare is the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, West Africa Theological Seminary [B.Sc. Mech. Engr., PGD.Th., M.Div. (WATS), MTh. (Research) African Christianity, & PhD. Theology Cand. Akrofi]. Teach ATR, Biblical Languages, Hermeneutics, New Testament and Religion Courses. Read more…

Victor Priest Chukwuma, Ph.D

Victor Priest Chukwuma, Ph.D

Lecturer

Rev. Victor Priest Chukwuma (Ph.D.) is a skillful and enthusiastic professional in Education Leadership and Administration. He is a God-fearing person who believes in honesty, transparency, and respect for others. He serves as a missionary in Sudan, where he was involved in training pastors and missionaries in cross-cultural ministry. He is currently a volunteer pastor at the New Beginnings International Church in Lekki Lagos, Nigeria. Read more…

Pastor Dr. Eugene Ikechukwu Ukaoha

Pastor Dr. Eugene Ikechukwu Ukaoha

Lecturer

Pastor Dr. Eugene Ikechukwu Ukaoha is a pastor and a lecturer in WATS (a former Director of Inservice (Weekend) Program, Faculty Adviser to Students’ Council, HOD (Church History & General Studies, former Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, former Director of Graduate Studies, Chairman DMin Task Force (that designed the DMin curriculum); a former member of the Admin/Executive Board).  Read more…

Felicia Chinyere Priest (Ph.D.)

Felicia Chinyere Priest (Ph.D.)

HOD Mission

Felicia holds a B.A Theology, Master of Art in Biblical Studies (New Testament Major), Master of Art Divinity (General) from West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos with Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Doctor of Philosophy in Theology (Missions Studies emphasis) from Africa International University, Nairobi-Kenya. Read more …

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Udo Ijeoma Okugbe

Udo Ijeoma Okugbe

HOD Religious Studies

Udo Ijeoma Okugbe is the current Head of Religious Studies Department, West Africa Theological Seminary, Ipaja- Lagos; a graduate of the University of Calabar, Nigeria (B. A. Hons, Philosophy) with courses in Philosophy and Religion. She holds degrees of MPhil in Philosophy, Master of Arts in Philosophy, Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA), University of Lagos, Nigeria where she is currently pursuing a PhD programme. Udo teaches Philosophy and Religion courses with major interest in Philosophy, Religion, and Society; and is married to Rev. Kingsley George Okugbe. Read more…

Rev. Kanu Nnaoma

Rev. Kanu Nnaoma

HOD Biblical Studies

Nnaoma Kanu holds an Italian National Diploma in lndustrial Mechanical Technology,a BA in Theology (WATS),MABS (WATS). His interest is in Biblical Studies and in the application of Biblical truths and principles to situations and issues within diverse and uniquely African settings.

Chukuma-Ijem, C.N. Divinefavor

Chukuma-Ijem, C.N. Divinefavor

Coordinator, In-Service Program

Divinefavor is a detailed and an enthusiastic Christian with a sense of Divine vocation and a passion for learning and training in theology as well as an array of other topical issues. She likes working with likeminded Christians from diverse cultural backgrounds. Read more …

Dr. Pius Usenu

Dr. Pius Usenu

Lecturer

Usenu, Pius holds BA Theology (1993), MA in Pastoral Ministry (2001) and Doctor of Ministry Degree in Transformation Leadership (2017) from WATS.  Since 2001, he has been teaching in WATS, and his pastoral calling of four decades is an added advantage to his work as a lecturer of ministry related courses.  He teaches courses in Practical/Pastoral Ministry.  His area of research interest is on ‘Effective Discipleship as an Approach to Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation in the Church’.  He served as the Director of the Spiritual Formation Division and as HOD in Pastoral Theology.  As a minister of God, he was ordained in 2008 in the Gospel Faith Mission International.  He is an adjunct faculty member of Reuben George Theological Seminary, Ibadan.

Rev. Okugbe Kingsley George

Rev. Okugbe Kingsley George

Coordinator of Students Affairs

Rev. Okugbe Kingsley George, FSS; is currently a full-time Lecturer and the Coordinator of Students’ Affairs (COSA) at the West Africa Theological Seminary, Lagos. He retired voluntarily from active services of the Nigerian Air Force after almost two decades of meritorious service that earned him the National Service Award – Forces Service Star (FSS) and is a Priest under the auspices of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). Read more…

Promise Nufi Sabo

Promise Nufi Sabo

Lecturer

Promise Nufi Sabo holds a Nigerian Certificate of Education in Mathematics/Physics from Kaduna State College of Education Gidan Waya (2007-2010). He backed a First Class Degree in B.A Theology from the prestigious West Africa Theological Seminary (WATS) Ipaja in 2017. He is rounding up his Masters of Art Programme in Biblical Studies (MABS) from the WATS. Read more…