Evangelist Dr. Bola Are was born on the 1st of October into the family of Elder & Mrs. T. A. Babayomi hailed from Erio in Ekiti State Nigeria. She attended C.A.C Primary School in Erio Ekiti and her Secondary School at C.A.C Grammar School Efon Alaaye (Caposto). She also studied Accounting at Ibadan Polytechnic.


She obtained her Doctorate degree in Music in July 1985 at St. John’s University, Missouri U.S.A. Bola was gifted and brilliant. She started singing from the age of two and the power of God was greatly upon her even from the incipient stage of her life. She was brought up by four major prophets in Christ Apostolic Church – Apostle Ayodele Babalola, Prophet Babajide, Prophet Akande and Prophet T.O. Obadare. She spent most of her youthful time on the mountain and got her inspiration directly from the Holy Spirit. She founded Bola & Her Spiritual Singers in 1973 and produced her 1st musical album in August 1977 titled “Baba Kuse.” She had seventy albums to her credit till date. She got married in 1977 to Pastor J.O. Are, a banker by profession and a native of Owo in Ondo State who was later called into glory.

She is blessed with Children. Glory be to God in the highest, Bola Are had taken gospel across the world through her singing ministry. Like the wise servant who was given five talents and utilized them, she had expanded her music ministry in different fields.

Happy Birthday Mama. God will continue to strengthen you. As you have been a blessing to many, God will continue to favour you and uplift you. Your anointing will never run dry but it will continue to increase every new day. No Power or agent of darkness shall be able to challenge or confront you, your ministry and your household, as the Lord your God will be with you as The Mighty Terrible one IJCN

Gospel Music Legend who hails from Erio Ekiti State Nigeria. An anointed Women of God Evangelist. Mama (Dr). Bola Are. She has 72 albums to her name, and her worldwide outreach ministry has been touching lives for over 4 decades. A Doctor in music, and an Anointed minister by calling.

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