Oyedepo warns Buhari in regards to Company and Allied Matters Acts in churches
Bishop David Oyedepo, who is the General Overseer and founder of the Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari government against the application of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) in churches.
Oyedepo while speaking made it clear that the church is directly connected to God and does not operate under the rules of men.
It could be recalled that President Buhari signed CAMA into law on August 7 and under the new law, religious bodies (churches and mosques) as well as charity organisations, will be strictly regulated by the Registrar-General of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and a supervising minister.
Oyedepo while reacting during Sunday service over the weekend, made it clear that such laws were borne of out the jealousy of “wicked leaders” about the prosperity recorded by the church.
“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,” the cleric said.
“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,” he said.
“This is a secular nation. The church is the greatest asset of God in this country. Please be warned.
“Anybody that is in this deal is taking poison. This will never work.” He warned.