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2023: Adeboye denies endorsing Tinubu, threatens legal action



Pastor Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God

The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E. A. Adeboye has denied endorsing Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the APC for the 2023 election.

In a statement by RCCG, Adeboye stated categorically that he will not endorse any candidate in the next election, stressing that, he will queue behind Christian associations and their opposition.

He also added that he will explore legal actions if the false news circulated is repeated by the media outlets culpable.

“It has come to our notice that some news outlets are reporting that a meeting between Pastor E. A. Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God worldwide and the former governor of Lagos state Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu was held few days back at the Redemption Camp where our esteemed father in the Lord was said to have supported the preferred candidature of the party of the former governor is a member of,” the statement read.


Adding that, “This is to inform the general public that Pastor E. A. Adeboye is under the authority of God, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), and as such will not speak on behalf of Christians on issues regarding policies.

The RCCG noted that, “Pastor E. A. Adeboye and the RCCG have not and will not endorse any candidate for the 2023 general elections in Nigeria.

“The news reported by Daily Post is false. Daily Post and other news outlets should desist from spreading false information about Pastor E. A. Adeboye and the RCCG as it defeats the code and ethics of journalism and the full weight of the law will be employed if such happens in future,” the statement read.

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