Pastor Emmanuel Oshoffa was born in Kpave, Republic of Benin in December 1948 – barely a year after his father: the late Rev. S.B.J. Oshoffa, founded the Celestial Church of Christ.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Biological Science (1976) and a Master’s degree (1977) from the University of Biological Science, Nancy in France.
He became the Church’s Head of Diocese in France in 1997 and was installed as the Pastor and Supreme Head of the Celestial Church of Christ in December 2002.