The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has finally come out to reaffirm his stand on some key national issues after protesters rocked his church earlier in the week.
He made this known via a statement signed by Pastor Olaitan Olubiyi, the Head of Media & Public Relations of the RCCG, yesterday at the National Headquarters of the church.
Pastor Adeboye in the statement reiterated his commitment to the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Christian organisations who have the mandate to speak up on happenings in the country as they affect the Church and the nation at large.
Adeboye pointed out that as both umbrella bodies of Christians have spoken up on pertinent issues in the country, including kidnap, attacks by herdsmen, killing of Christians and the spate of insecurity in the country. He then explained that as a member of CAN and the PFN, of which he was once the President, their view points were a reflection of his.
Pastor Adeboye then went on to state that he leads millions of Nigerians and other worshipers worldwide to pray over the problems that the the Nation is being confronted with.
The RCCG leader categorically stated that quietness does not mean silence as he had made his position known to the appropriate authorities.
He declared that in no distant time, Nigerians would observe that their prayers have been answered by God. He therefore begged all to keep calm and continue to maintain peace.
It was further revealed in the statement that the leader of the RCCG has always made a call to his congregation, asking them to pray over the bloodshed, kidnapping and general insecurity at the Holy Ghost Service, which is an all-night programme held at the Redemption Camp every month.
It was pointed out that the July Holy Ghost Service, which was held four days before some student protesters led by Charley Boy, Baba Fryo and Eedris Abdulkarim came to the Redemption Camp to show their unhappiness over the establishment of RUGA cattle camps and Kidnappings, Pastor Adeboye had led the congregation to pray for God’s mercy on the country after he spoke about the negative consequences of the inhumanity and bloodshed in the country.
The protest had made headlines earlier in the week after the demonstrators requested that the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) should suspend the revered cleric.
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