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Nigeria’s Richest Pastor At 65 Sets Twitter Ablaze



As the Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, turns 65, his name topped Twitter’s trending charts on Friday.

Friends, well-wishers and fans took to social media platforms to celebrate Oyedepo, who is dubbed the wealthiest pastor in Nigeria.

@DavidOyedepoMin wrote: “Happy Birthday to our father and President of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo! #Celebrating65years #Happy65thBirthdayBishopDavidOyedepo #IHaveDominion”.

There was solidarity message from the Redeemed Christian Church of God which in a tweet said:

Happy birthday Bishop


God bless you abundantly and enlarge your coast beyond measures.

We celebrate you and we are grateful to God for His mercies in your life.

A fan, @nurse_sexxy tweeted: “Happy birthday papa … God bless you abundantly, I love you papa”.

“Happy birthday Bishop David Oyedepo…. 65 sure looks good on you. 100 more to come….we love you…, “@jeny_kokolet wrote.

Another user, @peterokohugbede, said, “Happy birthday, God’s Servant! Happy birthday, God’s General! I’m a living witness of the liberation mandate. Fresh oil and grace, Bishop David Oyedepo”.

Born on Sept. 27, 1954, Oyedepo is also the Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota in Ogun and Landmark University, Omu-Aran in Kwara.

The clergyman, named in 2011 by Forbes as the wealthiest pastor in Nigeria, has been described as one of the pioneers of the Christian charismatic movement in Africa.

He heads the single largest church in the world, which is also known as Winners’ Chapel.

The popular cleric is currently leading the trend on Twitter with over 3,168 tweets, in celebration of his birthday.

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