- Adeboye prayed that RCCG members’ contacts would beg them for food in 2024.
- RCCG deleted controversial prayer video after backlash.
- Nigerians criticize Adeboye for problematic prayer and cover-up attempts.
Pastor E. A. Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is trending on social media after a video was released of him praying for church members.
In the video, Adeboye prayed that in 2024 all of his church members’ colleagues, friends, and family members would come to them begging for food and refreshments.
He said he hoped RCCG members would be the “go-to” people in their families that others seek aid from.
The RCCG Twitter account rapidly deleted the controversial video after its release.
Now many Nigerians on Twitter are criticizing Adeboye, one of Nigeria’s most recognized and wealthy pastors, for the problematic prayer and attempted cover-up.
See the reactions below.
tufab: Imagine me and my brother dey church the same time and he decree that in our family both of us go be the go to person. Who wan go to who now 😂😂😂.
okoyeben: I never liked this man.
nwadiogbuonyi: See this mumu, Christianity is ev!l,the world would be a better place without religion.
only__xmimi:See as those ones Dey shout Amen like they have food to give 😆😆😆.
lanky_ree: Sorry daddy, all of us will be well fed.
dinzzy1b: 80% of the pastor elders in Nigeria don’t have sense.
splanky_: What if they’re two siblings attending the same church, who would be the “go to person”?