Did Pastor Adeboye Endorse Tinubu for President?
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has refuted news circulating online of a rumored meeting between Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the church's general overseer, and Bola Tinubu, the APC's presidential candidate.
According to several news outlets, the revered cleric reportedly had a meeting with Tinubu on Sunday at the Redemption Camp in Ogun State.
However, the church's Public Relations Office issued a disclaimer in a statement on Tuesday, pointing out that no such meeting actually took place.
The statement reads, "This is to inform the general public that Pastor E.A. Adeboye is under the authority of God, the Christian Association of Nigeria, and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, and as such, will not speak on behalf of Christians on issues regarding policies.”
Pastor E.A.Adeboye and the RCCG have not and will not endorse any candidate for the 2023 General elections in Nigeria.”
"Noting that the news of the meeting was false, the church warned, “News outlets should desist from spreading false information about Pastor E.A. Adeboye and the RCCG as it defeats the code and ethics of journalism and the full weight of the law will be employed if such happens in future.”©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.