I’ll Respond To All The Allegations After Consultation, Says Pastor Biodun Of COZA

imgIt was more of a disappointing Sunday service especially for those who had thronged the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) in Abuja to listen to the senior pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, ‘confess his sins’ to members of his congregation.

To genuine worshippers, it was another Sunday to fellowship in God’s presence irrespective of the cloud of uncertainty that had enveloped the church and its General Overseer since on Thursday.

Last week, two ladies, Ese Walters and Franca E, came out in successive revelations to accuse Pastor Biodun of infidelity and sexual abuse. As expected, the news generated a lot of heated debates with many looking to Sunday, today, with the hope that the accused would deny or confirm the weighty allegations.

However, many a hope was dashed as the Pastor decided against addressing the scandal head-on as he told the fully-packed dome that “If anyone is accusing you, it is because they need what you have.”

Appearing not the least ruffled by the allegations and the backlash it generated, Pastor Biodun said “I know you have read things about me on the social media and people advice me not to talk, but ignore it”, he, however, said for the sake of his congregation, which he would not want to take for granted, the scandal would be addressed at a later date.

He also admitted that a lot of people attended the church service just to hear what he would say.

“Now read my lips” he said, “because I know there are people here that are not part of my church. We are going to speak but we are consulting so as to release a robust reply to all the allegations. One thing you can be assured of is that my wife and I love each other and at the right time, we shall respond”.

Pastor Biodun, however, likened his current travails to the adversity encountered by Joseph and Isaac in the bible on their way to greatness.

The theme of his message which centered on leaving life’s battles to God, might just be an indication that Pastor Biodun has no intention of engaging in public debate with his accusers on the allegation of sexual impropriety.

Meanwhile, in what may just be his biggest support yet since the scandal broke out, renowned American televangelist and prosperity preacher, Dr. Mike Murdock, has lent public support to Pastor Biodun on Twitter.

#PastorBiodun Is One of The Most Integrity Leaders I Have Known. Attack..Is Proof of Divine Favor,” he wrote.

 

5 Comments

  • No matter what anybody says, pastor knows the truth about what transpired between him and those female members of his Church and many others who may still come out. God knows, satan and hell also knows!!! Mike Murdock is not God and may or may not be correct. There is heaven, there is hell fire!!! God is not a respecter of men, popularity, fame or size of ministry or Church will NEVER QUALIFY ANY MAN FOR HEAVEN….WITHOUT HOLINESS, NO MAN SHALL ENTER HEAVEN!!!

  • IT IS BETTER TO LOOSE MINISTRY AND EVERYTHING ELSE THAN TO GAIN EVERYTHING ON THIS EARTH AND GO TO HELL!!!
    I will advice Pastor Bioudun to confess the truth to his mentor, if he has one….a mentor who will rebuke and reprove him of his sins, not one who will approve, a mentor with integrity and strong character, a mentor who can discipline him, not one who is only interested in his “seed” or just ministry alone but his soul!!! If he doesn’t have, i will recommend that he seeks the audience and counsel of men of God like E.A Adeboye who still have the fear of God and be ready for any Bible standard discipline. Return to Bible standard of holiness living and preaching, JESUS IS ON D WAY NOW!!!!

  • Believe me all of this are conspiracy against the Lord and his anointed, and be rest assured all this agent of hell shal fall. The tone of the writing says it all, it is fabrication

      • If you say the stories were fabricated, why has the Pastor not responded? The lady also mentioned another Pastor as a witness to the effect that he too claimed the senior pastor confided in him. I will ask the second pastor to come out openly and deniy the lady’s claim, then, we can conclude all as Satan agents.

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