Breaking: Oyedepo Church Allegedly Sacks 40 Pastors For Low-Income Remittances

July 18, 2021

2.1 min readCategories: News

Pastor Peter Godwin who was formerly in charge of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners Chapel, in Ikere- Ekiti Branch of Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State, has alleged that he was sacked by the church authority for low-income remittance from his branch to the headquarters.

Godwin in a trending video on Youtube watched by Starnews Nigeria on Sunday said he was sacked alongside other forty (40) pastors of the church over the same offence.

According to him, he was employed on the 28th of August, 2020.

While answering questions, Godwin said: “Actually, by the special grace of God, our father in this great assembly, Living Faith Church received a mandate from the Lord to plant 10,000 churches in Nigeria and by the special grace of God, I was privileged to be one of the pastors that were employed on the 28th of August, 2020, that was last year.

“So after that, I started working, engaging myself in the work of the Lord. I tried my possible best to make sure I win souls for Christ but unfortunately, on the 1st of July, I received a call that the state pastor wants to see me, so I thought I was the only one. I was surprised, so I went to his office.

“When I got there, I saw other pastors too, over 40 of them, so I joined them. A few minutes later, we were issued a letter. I opened the content of the letter to see what was there and I saw that it was a sack letter.

A copy of the sack letter signed by one Adebisi Aboluwade (Executive Secretary Living Faith Chruch) which was obtained by our correspondent, reads “Consequent upon the recent performance review which revealed that your church growth index falls below expectation. Please be informed that your service as the pastor in charge is no longer required in this commission with immediate effect. You are to vacate your official accommodation and hand over all properties including the official ID card to the area pastor before departure.”

“So I called the management the next day to know what happened since I wasn’t involved in any dubious activity or evil act. I was told by the management was that the church doesn’t operate at a loss, they also told me the total income that is being generated from my station should be able to cater for my welfare and accommodation, so as a result of low income, I’m hereby dismissed.”

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