Comedian Basketmouth Ignores Pastor Oyedepo’s Claim That People Who Speak Against Pastors Attract Leprosy

Comedian Basketmouth Ignores Pastor Oyedepo’s Claim That People Who Speak Against Pastors Attract Leprosy

  • Popular Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, has reacted to Bishop Oyedepo’s claim that criticizing pastors attracts leprosy
  • The funnyman admitted that he was guilty of speaking against men of God in a social media post
  • However, Basketmouth added that he would probably do it 50 more times today after doing it seven times the previous day

Top Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, has spoken on Bishop Oyedepo’s comment about criticizing pastors.

The Winners’ Chapel preacher had claimed that people who spoke against men of God were attracting leprosy to themselves.

Comedian Basketmouth
Comedian Basketmouth to continue criticising pastors despite Bishop Oyedepo's leprosy claim. Photos: @basketmouth
Source: Instagram

The news of Oyedepo’s claim went viral online and Basketmouth reacted to it. The funnyman admitted that he was very guilty of it.

Basketmouth who found the news amusing added that he did it seven times the previous day and that he had already done it 15 times during the present day.

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The comedian continued that he was probably still going to do it 50 more times before the day was over.

See a screenshot of the post below:

Comedian Basketmouth
Comedian Basketmouth on criticising pastors. Photo: @basketmouth
Source: Instagram

Nigerians react

While a number of people were amused by Basketmouth’s post and said he should not be ruled by fear, others said they weren’t going to get involved in matters concerning God.

Read some comments below:


“Do not let THESE CHARLATANS continue to use FE AR to prevent you from thinking straight.”


“Who has caught leprosy since they all started preaching cos people have always questioned their funny doctrines when it’s gone wrong.”


“Leprosy? All of us for this country for don get am na.”


“A religion that won’t thrive if not for FEAR and SELF GUILT is no true religion…. #WakeUpAfrica without the fear of Hell, ya’ll won’t be religious.”

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“For if we do not question, how then can we learn?”


“Me I no dey shook mouth for men of God matter... Let God be the judge.”


Actress Victoria Inyama slams Pastor Funke Adejumo

Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama, blasted popular preacher, Funke Adejumo, over the advice she gave women.

In a trending clip online, Pastor Funke told women to stop airing their husband’s indiscretions and mistakes to others.

Inyama who has been known to share her passionate views on social media did not spare the pastor.

The actress noted that all of the cleric's ‘attacks are on women’. Not stopping there, Inyama claimed the preacher wears the trousers in her home but it is not enough reason for her to continue attacking women.


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