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BBC Pidgin of Wednesday, 21 July 2021


Winners Chapel pastor accuse church for termination of employment say dem no 'grow' dia branch - See how pipo react

Nigerians dey loud di discussion for social media unto whether e dey right or wrong for Church organisations to sack dia Pastors.

Dis dey come afta one Pastor allege inside video say di Church im dey work for give am sack letter sake of say im branch no grow like dem expect.

Pastor Peter Godwin say, Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners Chapel sack im and some oda ministers for Ekiti, southern Nigeria wit letter.

Di minister inside di viral video also claim say wen im ask for explanation, authorities for di Church tell am say di sack na because money wey im branch dey generate no reach to support wetin im dey spend.

Meanwhile anoda letter - with branded letterhead - dey circulate, wey dey addressed to one Saave Nomor on 25 June.

E say "...your Church growth index fall below explanation" and for anoda part of di letter e order am, di Pastor-in-Charge, to "vacate di official accommodation (wia e dey applicable).

Di mata don cause pipo to dey two mind as some support sacking of ministers by Church administrations while odas believe say since di work na Spiritual work, na only God fit comot Pastors.

Some pipo argue say if pesin collect employment letter, e suppose expect sack join. And say dis particular ministers for don get some kind of warning from di Church about di mata.

BBC Pidgin reach Winners Chapel for comment and confirmation ontop di tori, but nobody respond ontop dia official lines.

Also, unconfam tori be say e reach 40 Pastors wey di Ota-based organisation don add to di Nigeria unemployment market, wey di Nigeria Bureau of Statistics say reach 33.3% for Q1 2021.