The Company and Allied Matters Acts, which were signed into Nigerian law on the seventh of August, bring the finances of churches, mosques and charities under the same governmental scrutiny as secular businesses. The founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari’s government that God will get them for daring to limit his church’s freedom to make lots of money without interference from the State.
During Sunday service yesterday, Oyedepo said, “The church is God’s heritage on earth. Molest the wife of somebody and you will see the anger of that person. The church is the bride of Christ. You know how a strong man is when you tamper with his wife. The church is the body of Christ. We are under obligation to give warnings to wicked rulers so we could be free from their blood. I know that it is the prosperity of the church that is making them jealous. This is a secular nation. The church is the greatest asset of God in this country. Please be warned.”
He warned that judgment is coming, adding that God is about to arise. He stressed that “anybody that is in this deal is taking poison.”