Bishop Oyedepo has again put the Federal Government on blast for not reopening churches fully due to the spreading of COVID-19 .
Naija News NG reports that Oyedepo argued that the states that have opened up for worship have not recorded any COVID-19 outbreak for five weeks now yet the Government want churches to run for only one hour and on only Sundays while market places run for 8 hours.
Oyedepo also said very shortly they will tell preachers that you can not pray for more than 15 minutes because we have as many constitutions as we have administrators , they will tell you to submit your preaching so we can censor it. They are resisting the place of worship in the name of lets preserve people, if someone dies in your family today, wont you go to work ? , he asked.
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leaders again for not reopening churches. . . Bishop David Oyedepo has again lashed out at Nigeria leaders over stalling the reopening of churches to curb the spread of Coronavirus. . . According to Oyedepo, there's been no Coronavirus outbreak in states where churches have been allowed to reopen. He also compared the vulnerability of churches and markets after he alleged that religious centers were directed not to hold services for more than 1 hour while markets are allowed to open for 8 hours. . . The founder of Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners Chapel stated that there might be a "preaching censorship board" with the recent directives issued by leaders in the country. . . Oyedepo who insisted that the "enemy" is fighting against reopening of churches, sarcastically asked if people won't go on with their lives even if a family member dies. He also recalled how they went back to school after his classmate died in class.
You would recall that popular Twitter user Dr. Joe Abah recently called out Bishop Oyedepo over his church service style .
Dr. Abah said Bishop Oyedepo is selfish because he was the only one who maintained good distance from others while conducting church service against government’s directives to prevent the spread of Covid 19 popularly known as Corona Virus.