Born on 11 November 1954 to a Muslim father and mother, Babatunde Gbolahan Bakare known by many as Tunde Bakare, is a Nigerian pastor in the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos. He is well known for criticizing the Nigerian government and was reportedly arrested in March 2002 after preaching sermons critical of then-president Olusegun Obasanjo.
All Saints Primary School, Kemta, Abeokuta
Lisabi Grammar School, Abeokuta
University of Lagos – Law (1977 and 1980)
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In October 1984, after his education, he established his own law firm Tunde Bakare & Co (El-Shaddai Chambers) and later on 1 April 1989, he founded The Latter Rain Assembly (End-Time Church) and is currently the Serving Overseer of the church. Bakere got married to his wife Mrs. Olayide Bakare in 1984 and they are blessed with two girls and three boys.