The hottest gist on the lips of top echelon of Bishop David Oyedepo led Living Faith World Worldwide International popularly known as Winners Chapel is about an alleged humongous fraud currently rocking the church.
A dependable source in the church informed yemojanewsng.com that about N2billion suddenly developed wings and flew away from the church’s account books and this has been giving Bishop Oyedepo some sleepless nights.
According to the source, a syndicate of fraudsters, who parade themselves as pastors have over the year, penetrated most sensitive sections of the church and have devised several strategies to be able to defraud the church.
As a leading church in Nigeria with millions of followers across the globe, Bishop David Oyedepo has been able to build Winners Chapel as one of the richest churches in the world as a visit to the church site along Idiroko road Ota Ogun State called Canaan land will awe any doubting Thomas.
Apart from the 50,000 capacity magnificent church building called Faith Tabernacle, tucked inside the Canaan land is the world class Convenat University, Faith Academy (Secondary School) and Kingdom Heritage (Nursery and Primary School). Some business ventures operated by the church located within the Canaan land include Dominion Publishing House, Hebron Bottled Water Processing Plant, a Bakery, four banks and an ongoing building of Canaan land city which boasts of over 15,000 housing units, a project which even state governments in the country can not embark upon.
Each second week of December every year since the church was established, Canaan land see over a million Christian pilgrims from every part of the world gather for a program called Shiloh.
As a very successful church, and with the amount of business transactions that goes on there, several cases of fraudulent activities have been recorded. While many senior pastors have been sacked others were handed over to law officers for prosecution.
Though, the recent N2billion fraud is being kept under wraps by the church authority, we learnt some senior pastors in the account department have been arrested by the police and investigation are going on discreetly.
Efforts by yemojanewsng.com to get response from senior church members met brick walls as nobody was willing to talk about the alleged fraud.