The PUNCH also reports that Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre also conducted online services on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
Dr Daniel Olukoya of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries also made the list of a few of celebrated preachers in Nigeria whose mega-churches complied with the not-more-than-50-congregants per time directive to prevent community transmission of the novel coronavirus with cases reaching 27 in Nigeria as of the time of filing this report.
The church, later in a video, showed an empty auditorium of the church’s headquarters in Yaba area of Lagos, stressing that no ‘physical’ service was held at the auditorium on Sunday, adding that the church would not flout the directives of its host – Lagos State Government.
The septuagenarian General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi also made the list.
Pastor Adeboye during the online service said coronavirus would subside after God proves His point.
The 78-year-old cleric said during his sermon aired from the studio of Dove TV, which was broadcast live to all members of the church via Social Media channels, that the world is on a compulsory holiday.
He said, “At the beginning of the year when I was giving the New Year prophecies, I did tell you that the world would behave like a child in convulsion.