Elder Stephen Ekuban Essilfie is popularly known as Elder Ekuban, was born into the Catholic Church but later accepted Christ in the Church of Pentecost Nii Boi Town assembly and baptized by then Accra Central District Pastor, Pastor Blankson in the year 1983. Elder was called to the Deaconship position in the year 1985 and into Eldership a year later in Achimota District under the leadership of Pastor Stephen Kwabena Adjei Danso.(RTD) He became the Presiding Elder of New Achimota Assembly in the year 1987 to 1992 when he was transferred to Achimota Central from 1992 to 2000. Elder Ekuban also served as District Executive member of Achimota for 8 years. Currently he is the Presiding Elder of Leesburg Assembly and Executive member of Herndon District in Virginia, U.S.A. Elder Stephen Ekuban Essilfie holds a Diploma in Theology from Berea Academy of Theology.