Adeboye disowns ‘prayer points’ against Fulani herders


Kayode Oyero

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has disowned a list of ‘prayer points’ against Fulani herders circulated on social media.

In a tweet on Saturday, Adeboye branded the ‘prayer points’ as ‘fake news’ and said he never issued it and he never asked anyone to issue it on his behalf.

The so-called ‘prayer points’ partly read, “The Fulani Moslems, well-organised, have encircled us with high calibre arms and ammunition pretending they are cattle-rearers, wait for orders to overrun our land and kill our people. They have perfected their strategies.

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“Now, oh Lord, arise and defend us; contend with those that contend with us.

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“Oh Lord, protect us. Stop them from destroying our farmlands, raping our women, killing our people, burning our houses, kidnapping and robbing us.”

But the 78-year-old cleric urged the general public to disregard the so-called ‘prayer points’ as he did not come up with it.

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“Calvary greetings! Please ignore this prayer point titled, “Prayer from Daddy G. O. Adeboye”,” he captioned a copy of the so-called ‘prayer points’.

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“It is not from me and I have not assigned anyone to come up with it. I am not associated with the content neither the author of the content. Please beware of such! God bless you!” he added.

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The South-West region has been in the eye of the storm lately over the activities of criminal elements who masquerade themselves as Fulani herders. These criminals have been accused of a number of crimes including kidnappings, killings, rape, and destruction of farmlands.

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The governors in the region had since banned open grazing, night grazing and underage grazing amongst other measures to curb the menace and foster peaceful co-existence between the Hausas and their host Yoruba communities.

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