- Pastor Tunde Bakare has expressed deep concern over his position regarding his colleague in faith, David Oyedepo
- Bakare during a TV programme disclosed he has nothing personal against the man of God but would not hesitate to speak the truth always
- The cleric who is keen on the development of the country insist they both have differences but it doesn't mean they are sworn enemies
The founder and serving overseer of Citadel Global Community Church (formerly Latter Rain Assembly), Tunde Bakare, revealed he is no enemy of David Oyedepo, the founder of Winners’ Chapel.
Premium Times reports that Mr Bakare who made this disclosure on Saturday, December 18, during a live programme, noted that although they share different doctrines and beliefs, they are not enemies.
“Oyedepo and I are contemporaries. We were born in the same year.
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“Oyedepo was born in August, 1954, and I was born in September. We are contemporaries, God has really blessed him and used him.
“We have differences in doctrines, what we believe, but that does not make us enemies."
When asked whether the incident was before Mr Oyedepo acquired his private jet, Mr Bakare said he doesn’t know why the clergyman makes so much noise about his private jet.
The cleric affirmed thus:
“We can afford it; we are not envious of them at all."
Bakare speaks on 2023 presidency after meeting Buhari
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that the important thing Nigeria needs right now is a competent president not agitation for power rotation.
It was reported that he made this disclosure on Friday, October 15, while speaking with State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Bakare, who revealed he shared what's in his heart with the President, noted it was political immaturity that drove the nation to the clamour for power shift.
Man dressed in white suit attacks Bishop Oyedepo on pulpit
In other news, while Bishop David Oyedepo was ministering at Living Faith Church, Canaanland, Ogun recently, a strange man was able to beat the network of security men and attacked the renowned pastor on the pulpit.
The unknown man who held on tightly to Oyedepo's leg had to be pulled down by some swift church members who intervened to stop what could have been a serious attack.
It was reported that the man dressed in a white suit was eventually bundled out of the church premises after the bizarre scene.