“Religious Crook”: Obidients Attack Pastor Poju for Urging Nigerians to Support Government in Power

“Religious Crook”: Obidients Attack Pastor Poju for Urging Nigerians to Support Government in Power

  • Senior Pastor of the Covenant Nation, Poju Oyemade, has been lambasted for asking Nigerians to support the government
  • Oyemade encouraged Nigerians to stay focused as it's all about the country winning regardless of "who is playing"
  • Supporters of Peter Obi, popularly called Obidents, came after the clergyman for putting out such a post on Twitter

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Some supporters of the Labour Party's (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, popularly called Obidents, have lashed out at the Senior Pastor of the Covenant Nation, Poju Oyemade, for asking Nigerians to support the government in power.

Oyemade, in a post via his Twitter handle @pastorpoju, urged Nigerians to work together for the country's growth regardless of who they supported during the 2023 election.

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Peter Obi's supporters blast Pastor Poju Oyemade for asking Nigerians to support the government in power regardless of party allegiance. Photo Credit: Poju Oyemade/Mr Peter Obi
Source: Facebook

He wrote:

“For every one who loves Nigeria you want the country to win regardless of "who is playing."

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“Just like you want your favourite team to win the trophy even if the coach didn't field your preferred players, when your team scores you are happy. Let's stay focused it's all about the country winning.”

Nigerians blast Pastor Poju Oyemade for asking them to support the government

According to SaharaReporters, a Twitter user, Chijioke Ubaka, said he is not surprised by Pastor Poju’s comment because they are clergymen who eat off the rot in the system.

“These are men of dogs who eat off the rot in the system, so I'm not surprised when he starts to romanticise evil instead of chastising. Criminals on the pulpit.”

Another Nigerian, @Yommexito said:

"You are an EMBARRASSMENT to the BODY of CHRIST.

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"Your number 1 job as CHRISTIAN religious leader is to ADMONISH evil & SPEAK D TRUTH.
"Guess your own GOD advocates ELECTION RIGGING, INJUSTICE & MURDER in name of putting country first ?

Maazi OT@unapologetic_w, said :

"In other words you are saying Nigerians should let a criminal drug dealer who stole the people’s mandate lead as long as it favors you? You are completely mad, Oni kure that your god will punish you sir. Thank you


"I thank God i don’t believe in any Pastor, and God is blessing me everyday of my life. Churches are the main problem we have in Nigeria. Pastors can’t say the truth anymore. This is sad.


"See how Nigerian Pastors have reduced themselves to promoting corruption and criminality all for stomach infrastructure. @pastorpoju may God forgive you and I pray you repent."

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Jimmy @diisa2002

"This is shameful coming from a god of man. The election period has really opened and exposed a lot of people sha. It is really sad! Deep down inside of you, you know the truth but you just want to be seen as a part of those in support so they can’t come after you. God will display the exact miracle most of you preach about to you very soon."

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Banwo said despite his reservation with the whole electoral process that produced President Tinubu, he decided to choose peace over war.

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The alert was prompted by the national chairman of the party, Julius Abure, on Monday, July 10, at a virtual meeting with the Nigerian-American Coalition for Justice and Democracy led by Professor Eddie Oparaoji, the party's Diaspora Chairman in the United States.

Source: Legit.ng

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