John Bola Okerinde

Community and Mankind

John Bola Okerinde is serving with The Barnabas Mission as President and couple and family counselor, at Lekki Baptist Church Lagos as a Youth Director and with the Redeemed Christian Church of God Aberdeen UK as a couple and family counselor.

He is the founder of The Barnabas Mission (, a Christian charity motivated by Christian compassion to enable families function according to God’s original intent and design through couples and family counseling. He is a member of Pastoral Care UK and the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON).

He is serving God in various capacities with the support and assistance of his wife, Olaide Kofoworola Okerinde. He has served in various leadership roles in his local church and the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (FGBMFI).

Secular Roles

He is an Information Technology expert and a Certified Project Management Professional with over three (3) decades experience mostly in Oil and Gas industry having worked in Nigeria and Overseas. He is the CEO of, an online market place for Bartering and a Principal Partner with Blissfulmates Partners Ltd (