Attack on Living Faith Church: Fulani herdsmen are sponsored – Oyedepo fumes, warns presidency
Bishop David Oyedepo, President and Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has claimed that the Fulani herdsmen are being sponsored to unleash mayhem on unsuspecting citizens of the country.
It will be recalled that unknown gunmen had during the weekend attacked a branch of his church in Kogi State and abducted at least three worshippers.
It was gathered that the kidnapers stormed the church’s premises at Osara community, along Lokoja-Okene road in Adavi Local Government Council of the state when some of its members were rehearsing.
According to reports, the assailants were shooting sporadically before whisking the victims to unknown destination.
Reacting, in a video making the rounds on social media, Oyedepo declared that “any gang up against this church crashes within one hour”.
The African richest pastor also claimed that he would reject the office of presidency if offered, warning it to steer clear of his church.
He said, “Fulani herdsmen have become a menace, they are sponsored. I know it. There are things you think in your room that the Lord shows to his prophet.
“I saw this government coming in with a bloodthirsty god and I cried. The worst time in the history of Nigeria is 2015 till now. And it is worsening day by day, the end has finally come.
“Apart from us in the Jesus family, many have never had a smile in the last five years on our street. We don’t have record so we don’t know how many people have committed suicide.
“If they dash me presidency I won’t take it. I knew that since 1984 not now.
It is a very great office but not my calling, however, in this my calling, don’t come near. Any gang up against this church crashes within one hour”.