Nigeria May Split Soon, Bishop Oyedepo warns

Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, has warned that Nigeria is on the verge of breaking up if some issues are not quickly addressed. 

In an interview with Punch, Oyedepo wondered why behind Boko Haram in the country have not been prosecuted by the government. He also expressed sadness that the kidnapped Chibok girls have not been rescued by the government.

He called on churches to be steadfast in their prayers for the country in order for peace to reign in Nigeria.

“I hope that we are willing to find solution to it. I would be the last person in this world to believe that government has not discovered those who are behind Boko Haram. Otherwise, we don’t have any intelligence service in our country. Are they sacred cows that cannot be brought to book? 

“Until we cut the source of their supplies and get those who are involved, we cannot stop them. But the danger is this, and I must say it here, we are at the verge of a break up. That is the truth. It’s unfortunate. 

“The Nigerian nation is too intelligent to claim not to have discovered those who are behind this. So, I really believe it’s all in the hands of the authorities to decide whether they want to confront the issue headlong or to keep watching it until Nigeria breaks up……

“All that the church can do is to pray. The church is not in power, it has no political power. And when invited, we give advice, when required or called upon. You can’t call someone and say can I advise you?” he said.

Posted By Valentino Godwin

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