Yeni Kuti, daughter of Afro beats maestro Fela Kuti, has reacted to Bishop David Oyedepo’s remark on the lockdown of places of worship due to coronavirus pandemic.
CANDIIDONLINE recalls that in message, Oyedepo bared his mind on the brief closure of houses of worship due to Covid-19.
According to the Bishop, he doesn’t comprehend the motive why markets will be permitted to open for six hours and houses of worship won’t be permitted to open for only two hours.
Oyedepo said he suspects foul play and feels that the lockdown is an assault on holy places.
But speaking as a guest on ‘Your View’ which aired on TVC, on Friday, Yeni Kuti said that even religious leaders ought to be worried about their wellbeing.
She countered Oyedepo’s assessment by saying that he can advise his followers to go to God in their homes at a specific time.
According to her, it was not necessary for individuals to accumulate in a building when they need to go to God concerning the pandemic.
She also stressed that Christians can choose to do prayers in their various homes and their petitions would in any case be compelling.
She said, “We are stating that there is an infection, and if individuals assemble in a specific spot it would spread further.
“How about we not overlook the South Korean case that one individual transmitted the infection to individuals in a congregation.
“Ministers can train their individuals to supplicate at a specific time against the pandemic and God will answer their petitions.
“Christians can supplicate in their homes and it would in any case be viable. What prevents the ministers from meeting up in one voice to supplicate together?
“In any case, the legit truth is that Christians can ask in their homes and God will at present answer them however individuals despite everything need to go to the market to purchase nourishment since they should eat.
“The congregation is really the individuals and not a structure,” she said.