Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said that Nigeria is an ‘Animal Farm’ and it’s present government, which is the Buhari-led administration, is the worst thing that has ever happened to the country.
While preaching on Sunday March 8th during the church’s second service at Faith Tabernacle, Ota, Ogun State, Oyedepo went further to also refer to Nigeria as an ‘Animal Farm’ which he said is as a result of the kind of bills being sponsored by lawmakers and categorically lampooned Senator Sabi Abdullahi‘s hate speech bill.
“The government in this country is making a draconian law – hate speech. They said if you speak hatefully, you have committed murder. Out of someone who says I will kill you and the one who kills, who has committed a crime? I don’t understand which kind of animal farm we live in. I said stop stepping on my toes and you said that is hate speech but somebody kills and he is walking free on the streets. This is the most stupid and nonsensical idea anybody can think of.
“I said you are bad and you said that is a crime. Must I say you are good when you are bad?
In my view you are bad and you shouldn’t be a leader. I have the right to say so. As far as I am concerned, I am a true born and thoroughly-bred Nigerian, an intelligent one. In my view this is the worst thing that has happened to Nigeria – this government. It is the worst and in fact it is like a curse.” he said
The cleric who has criticised this government at different times, warned further saying ”their days in office are numbered.”
“I have been here for some time and I led the first prayer and fasting for Nigeria in 1979. I am not a baby in the affairs of Nigeria. This is the worst government, a government with no direction. Their days are numbered. I can tell you as a prophet that their days are numbered” he said.