For his claims that the Federal Government locked down Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, not because of COVID-19 pandemic, but to lay optic cables for the deployment of the controversial 5G technology, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the founder and President of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, has been berated by National Orientation Agency, NOA, an agency under the Ministry of Information and Culture.
Describing Oyakhilome’s claim that the lockdown of Lagos and the FCT was a ruse to lay fibre optic cables for 5G technology deployment as “unfortunate,” NOA spokesperson, Paul Ogenyi, said, if Pope Francis and other respected clerics worldwide were educating their followers on measures to fight COVID-19, then one wonders why Oyakhilome and his ilk were spreading false speculations, thereby misinforming the public.
He said, “It is very unfortunate that in this sensitive time, some of our religious leaders are beginning to behave like they are uninformed. The Vatican has issued a directive that there should be no gatherings. The same has happened in Saudi Arabia.
“Nigeria has witnessed five deaths and many infections. So, I appeal to religious leaders to seek information if they are not sure of the facts.
“I am actually surprised that Pastor Oyakhilome is making this statement, despite repeated clarifications by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, that 5G has nothing to do with coronavirus.
“Is he saying the lockdown in the US and China is also because they want to lay 5G cables? If that is what he said, then he is not informed and he needs to be educated. Nigeria needs to come together to fight this pandemic. It is real and we must fight it. If this kind of information continues to be disseminated, we will be the worse for it.”
Recall that few days ago, Oyakhilome was seen in a viral video, where he alleged that the lockdown was done to install 5G in Abuja and Lagos.
He had said, “The Federal Government was pushed to lockdown Abuja and Lagos, specifically because of 5G in Abuja and Lagos. They had already tested 5G in Abuja and now they are digging in Lagos to get it ready. That is why they locked down Abuja and Lagos, so that the 5G can be installed.
“I have said before that what killed people in Wuhan, China, was not the virus but the 5G. If you say it is not, tell us how you discovered yours. The world is not dealing with a virus. This is the biggest deception in the world. You cannot hide from a virus by staying in your house.”