The Provost of the West Africa Theological Seminary (WATS), Pastor Oluwafemi O. Martins has gone home. He joined the Saints Triumphant at the age of 67, in the early hours of Saturday 28th May, 2022 after a brief illness.

An alumnus of the Yaba College of  Technology, Pastor Martins had joined the WATS Governing Council even whilst studying for a Masters of Divinity of the Seminary. He served meritoriously for several years and was later appointed Director of Communications and Fundraising in the institution until he was appointed as its 6th substantive Provost in April 2019. He was rounding up a Doctor of Ministry program at the famous Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky, USA.

An astute administrator,  devoted Christian and passionate theologian, Pastor Martins is survived by an aged mother, wife, children, and grandchildren.

Burial arrangements will be announced later.

Pastor Dr. Emmanuel Oluwayemi
Chairman, Governing Council
West Africa Theological Seminary