Dunsin Oyekan is a Nigerian gospel singer. He is also a songwriter, music producer, instrumentalist (guitar), and recording artist. He is the artist behind the popular gospel track, “Open Up”. The song is well known amongst Christians in Nigeria.
The son has roughly about 2 million views on YouTube alone, and it is described as soul uplifting. Dunsin Oyekan is also the musician with credits for another track titled “If All I say is Jesus”. The song is one of the songs in his album titled Code Red.
Dunsin Oyekan’s ministry has cut across various parts of Nigeria and all over the world.
He is often called “The Eagle”. He is a lover of soul-winning missions and he fulfills that with the Code Red Worship Experience and the Healing Room Worship Event which he founded.
He is inspired by Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis Int’l Gospel Centre, Worldwide.
In this post, I will be writing about Dunsin Oyekan and more details about him. Let’s start with his profile.
|Age (2021)||38 years|
|Date of Birth||5 Novembers 1984|
|State of Origin||Kwara State|
|Net Worth||est $100,000|
|Wife||Adedoyin Oyekan (Late)|
Dunsin Oyekan Biography
Dunsin Oyekan was born on 5 November 1984, in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. He was born as the only son of Mr. Gbadebo Oyekan’s family. His father is late but his mother is still alive and sound.
For his basic education, Dunsin attended Airforce Nursery and Primary school in Ilorin. He started his secondary education at Federal Government College, Ilorin, and completed the 6 years course at Baptist Model High School in Ilorin.
Not satisfied with his educational level, Dunsinc proceeded to the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, where he graduated with a degree in Industrial Chemistry. He also met his wife while schooling at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
Dunsin Oyekan was married to Adedoyin Oyekan until she passed away on Saturday, 18th of May, 2019. He didn’t break the news of his wife’s death on Facebook with a sad note, he rather celebrated victory, and he believes that his wife has moved to glory. The cause of his wife’s death was not made public but she has been laid to rest since 2019.
Dunsin Oyekan has not gotten another wife, and he has not revealed intentions to re-marry, reasons unknown. Dunsin met his late wife on 2 February 2013 and their union was blessed with two children. He and his some of crew survived a ghastly motor accident in September 2022.
Dunsin Oyekan Ministry
Dunsin Oyekan’s ministry started with his father’s love for music. At an early age, his father talked him into learning to play the bass guitar.
He obliged, and at the age of 10, he mastered the instrument and which sparked a passion for music. He joined the local singing group in the choir and made progress in the music industry.
Dunsin Oyekan is a music producer by profession, he started learning music with guitar, but he now plays different musical instruments.
He once served as the music director of the COZA choir – Avalanche of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). His exit from the church was reportedly due to a dispute he had with the church head.
Dunsin despite his loss was not deterred, he continued to further the gospel to where he is called to. He has ministered on top platforms like “The Experience 2017”, where he ministered “Na You” featuring Kim Burrell.
He has also performed on the same stage and collaborated with other gospel musicians such as Tasha Cobbs, Kurt Carr, Don Moen, Byron Cage, Tye Tribbett, William Murphy, Chris Morgan, Kim Burrell, Sinach, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Frank Edwards, and Freke Umoh.
Dunsin Oyekan released his 14-track debut album titled Code Red in 2016 and has released over thirty songs. He is signed to the Dunsin Oyekan record label.
Due to his impact on the gospel music industry, Ynaija named Dunsin as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria. His song, Imole De was nominated for Song of Excellence at the Africa Gospel Music and Media Awards (AGMMA) in 2019.
Dunsin Oyekan Albums
Code Red – 2016
Kingdom Now – 2019
The Gospel of the Kingdom – 2021
Dunsin Oyekan Songs
Songs Dunsin Oyekan has released include;
- If All I say is Jesus featuring Tasha Page-Lockhart – 2016
- Na You featuring Kim Burell – 2016
- Miraculous God – 2016
- You are Good – 2016
- Yahweh – 2016
- This Is Home – 2016
- Do To Me What You Want – 2016
- Just You and Me – 2016
- With You – 2016
- Koseni To Dabire – 2016
- Spotlight – 2016
- If All I Say Is Jesus – 2016
- Amazing – 2016
- Count On Me – 2016
- Audience of One – 2016
- Your Name Is Lifted – 2016
- Hallelujah – 2018
- Imole De – 2018
- Song of Angels (Kei Yadosh) – 2019
- We Worship You – 2019
- I Proclaim – 2019
- God – 2019
- Most High – 2019
- Open Up – 2019
- Yhwh – 2019
- Ageless – 2019
- Holy – 2019
- Audience of One/Amazing (Mash-Up) – 2019
- I’ll Never Stop – 2019
- Breathe – 2019
- Absolutely Nothing – 2019
- I Will Follow – 2019
- Halleluyah – 2019
- No Words – 2019
- You Deserve It – 2019
- Jesus – 2019
- Yah – 2021
- Worship Your Maker – 2021
- Forever – 2021
- To know you – 2021
- At all cost – 2021
- I’ll be here – 2021
- Your goodness – 2021
- The advantage – 2021
- The blood and the name – 2021
- The anthem – 2021
- With Joy – 2021
- The difference – 2021
- You remain the same – 2021
- Fellowship to partnership – 2021
- ASCEND – 2022
- ROAR – 2022
- ALWAYS GOD – 2022
- ONE ON ONE – 2022
- THOSE WHO WILL WIN – 2022
- KAABO – 2022
- CAN’T BE LESS – 2022
- ARISE – 2022
- God of All Possibilities – 2022
- Those Who Will Win – 2022
- People of His Presence – 2022
- When God Walks In
- The Code of Worship – 2022
- Before the Lord Our God – 2022