-I have ceased to be partisan since 1984 but I can not watch in silence while innocent Nigerians are being killed across the country.
– This is a jihad, herdsmen don’t shoot, they have been with us all along. This is a jihad under the cover of herdsmen.
– Nigeria will never be a Fulani republic. It will remain a secular country till Jesus comes — Bishop Oyedepo.
The founder and presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over persistent Fulani militant herdsmen killings.
In a YouTube video posted by the church’s official chanel, the cleric made this call on Sunday at its headquarters in Ota, Ogun State. He said:
“The most honourable thing for any non-performing leader to do is to resign. The most honourable thing is to resign. That’s my own for Mr President. Resign! Get out of office! Even our Islamic friends in the North are calling on him (Buhari) to resign. Because that’s the noblest thing to do. Or are we going to look at one system destroy a whole nation?”
Oyedepo also admonished Nigerians against the ceding of land to the Fulani herdsmen for ranching, as proposed by the Federal Government.
The clerics stated that no government has the right to take land that belongs to a group of people and hand same over to another group.
“Enough is enough,” he said, “When I was talking in 2015, people were saying my own was too much, now everybody can see what’s happening. What has moved forward in anybody’s life? You don’t know it’s war. Why are they attacking the Christian communities? Why has nobody been arrested? I can tell you this, the authorities and the powers that be are behind them.
“I will never be partisan; Jesus got me out of it in 1984. But I will not be alive to see innocent people massacred.