For popular gospel singer, Salau Aliu Olayiwola aka Testimony Jaga, his selfless love for humanity is two folds, winning lost souls for Christ through his spirit-filled songs and empowering the helpess who are mostly widows, orphans and others. This happening at an era many wordly artistes would rather expend their fortunes on mundane things.
Testimony Jaga shares in this interview what inspires his love for humanity.
Question: Can we meet You.
Answer:Jaga is Here, Jesus is Here!!!
My name is Salau Aliu Olayiwola popularly know as Testimony Jaga.
Many people have been asking ,what is the meaning of Jaga.
smiles Jaga means (Jesus Associate Gods’ Ambassador) so its not just an abbreviation,it has meaning.
Question: What is Street Gospel Movement.
Answer: It means Jesus on the street.
The Goodnews is the Gospel and the movement is to take that Gospel to the street.
To every nook and cranny,to every hood,to every slum,to everyone no matter the ethnicity,religion or background.
Question:You have a yearly event called One Jesus,One Church,One Halleluyah,can you shed more light on this?
Answer: Yes,its a yearly event ,every 2nd friday in January. The idea behind this event is to bring everyone together no matter your religion or belief.
We are not trying to push the one religion agenda ,but we are trying to bring unity and love among people.
When you shout “praise the Lord” the response is always “Halleluyah” no matter the demomination or doctrine.
So the event is to foster unity and also to empower people on the street and bring hope alive.
Question: How long have you been doing this?
Answer: The just concluded one is the 3rd edition.
We had the first in 2020,then last year,it was on a small scale due to the covid-19 pandemic but this year edition was really huge.
Question:We gathered that you gave out scholarships to students and you also empower in various occupations ,how do you raise funds for this?
Answer: Well to the glory of God,we have empowered thousands and have been able to send 40 people back to school ,while others are enjoying schorlarships in various institutions.
We were also able to empower over 89 widows and during our tuesday radical prayer ,we were able to have seminars and training for over 150 people in Hairdressing,Tailoring,soap making etc.
Rams and cows were giving out to different people as a means of appreciation. It has not been easy but its being worth it.
God has been our back up and ofcourse few friends,associates,people that believes in this movement and some cooperate bodies too.
Question:Haaaa!!! What an edition. This years’ edition has been the best so far.
It was a glorious event.
Special thanks to all that graced the event Mike Abdul was there,Woli Agba,Woli Arole,Peteru,Moses Bliss,Joe Praise,Bois Olorun,Cartoon bois,Aydexousia,Dr Ebenezer Obey and my people from the ministry,Protek,Dapsy,TB1,Isreal strong etc.
We had over twenty thousand people in attendance to the glory of God and it was an amazing event .
Question: In one word,can you describe this years event?
Question: What are your plans for next Years edition?
Answer: We have started planning already,it must get bigger every year.
We plan to empower more people ,this year we gave out Mini – bus,Tricycle,Grinding machine,freezeers etc.
Next year,we are doing more .
We are giving out more scholarships too.
Question: Lets talk about your music,any plan for singles or videos this year?
Answer: ofcourse,You know Jaga will always drop new songs and videos every year.
Expect more singles this year backed up with beautiful videos as Jesus tarries,we will continue spreading the Gospel here through songs smiles
Question: Have you ever thought of giving up ?
Answer: Well life is all about ups and down and sonetimes it throws you lemon,all you have to do is to turn the lemons to lemonades and keep going.
Yeah,there are times you feel overwhelmed but ive never felt like giving up. NEVER!!!!
Question: What has been your motivations?
Answer: Its been God,good people around me and ofcourse my Man of God Rev Chris Oyakhilome Dsc.DD. without him,I dont know what must have become my life.
I am motivated to make Jesus proud and also to appreciate the good works My life coach has done in my life.
Question: What advice can you give to upcoming artiste that aims to be like you.
Answer: They should aim to be like themselves,being like someone else makes you a photocopy of the original.
They should keep on keeping on ,put the work into it,have faith in God and never give up.
Question: Your parting shot
Answer: Jaga is here,Jesus is here.
This year we will break more grounds and move mountains.