- Bishop Mike Bamidele has declared that no pastor can predict the end of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria
- According to him, pastors who had earlier predicted the end to the virus needs to check the spirit that they are operating with
- The respected clergy stated that the virus was evil from hell, stressing that nobody should blame God for it
Bishop Mike Bamidele, the General Overseer of Victory Chapel International Church, Osogbo, the Osun state capital, has declared that no pastor can predict the end of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Bamidele made the statement at a press briefing to announce the 2020 Pentecost Day Celebration of his ministry, Vanguard reports.
His words: “There is no specific date the virus will end but the day any man is healed by exercising faith in God, that is the day the virus will end.
“I do not know the kind of spirit those who predicted the end of the virus are operating with but for me, an end has come to the virus the day Jesus died on the cross.”
Recall that a Nigerian cleric, Archbishop Julius Ediwe, on Monday, May 11, predicted that Nigeria and the whole world, in general, will overcome the coronavirus pandemic in no distant time.
The cleric said this while conducting a virtual prayer and fasting conference organized by the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace.
Archbishop Ediwe in a sermon titled “The beginning of the end,” said that all the evil forces behind COVID-19 pandemic are on the verge of been put to shame in Nigeria and other countries.
Meanwhile, the Catholic Church in Nigeria through the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has offered its 425 hospitals and clinics nationwide for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, during the daily Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 media briefing on Monday, May 11.
“As part of efforts to support the states in the establishment of the isolation and treatment centres, I wish to remind our governors that the Catholic Bishops Conference has volunteered all the 425 hospitals and clinics nationwide for adaptation and use as isolation centres,” Mustapha said at the briefing.
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