His Life

In thy Hands Oh Lord

Archbishop Omeben was born on the 27th of October 1935 to the family of Chief Alfred Omeben of Ujiogba, Esan West Local Government area of Edo State. He served in various capacities whilst in the police force. He was the first Divisional Crime Officer in the force. The first Commissioner of police in Ogun State, AIG in charge of Research and DIG Federal Criminal and Investigation Department (FCID). He retired from the Nigerian police force in 1989 as a Deputy Inspector General of police. 

Archbishop Chris Omeben was called into the ministry like the biblical Samuel. On the 22nd day of January 1974 he had a divine encounter with the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. This encounter led him in his Christian journey until Jesus Family Ministries Church was born. Under his leadership as General Overseer, the church has grown to over a dozen branches in Nigeria and Ghana. 

His grace was an avid reader, teacher, preacher, song writer, singer and author. He wrote many books and has written and sang over 20 songs. He was a man with an usual healing anointing with many testimonies abounding from his ministry. He loved the Lord deeply, loved people genuinely and was a humble man.

He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers and sisters and many spiritual sons and daughters.
Burial arrangements will be announced by the family.