Anointed by God, Dr Daniel Kolawole Olukoya, a prophet, evangelist, teacher and preacher of the Word of God, was born over 50 years ago. He attended the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) where he studied Micro-Biology and bagged first class degree honours before he travelled to the United Kingdom under the Commonwealth scholarship to the University of Reading, where he obtained PhD in Molecular Genetics.
Dr. Olukoya is the first scientist to establish an indigenous laboratory of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Nigeria and the first to clone genes. He has also supervised over 30 Ph.D. students, most of whom are presently doing well in their chosen fields. One important contribution to Biotechnology and Health delivery made by Dr. Olukoya was the invention of a new type of ogi (pap) named DOGIK, a weaning food that can control diarrhoea and also contains improved nutritional qualities. As a researcher, he has over 80 scientific publications to his credit.
Dr. Olukoya continued to worship the Almighty God and was engaged in the delivering of seminars, preaching, singing among others, until God gave him the blue print and vision of the Mountain Of Fire and Miracles Ministries, which took off with 24 people in his sitting room at Yaba, Lagos in October 1989.
In August 21, 2003, the journey of realisation of noble vision of Mountain Top University was established. The mission of the University to provide excellent facilities for the training of men and women in various academic, professional and vocational disciplines in an atmosphere that will enhance the simultaneous development of their spiritual, mental and physical facilities, in order to produce morally upright and academically sound graduates with specialised skills and value system, who will be independent and invariably self-employed.
His life and that of his wife, Pastor Shade and their son Elijah Toluwani are living proofs that all power belongs to God.
For having the grace to lead a Ministry devoted to the revival of apostolic signs, Holy Ghost fireworks, miracles and the unprecedented demonstration of the power of God to deliver to the uttermost, Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya is hereby honoured as Excellence Recognition Awards 2018 MOST ACTIVE GENERAL OVERSEER.