The Bishop of Living Faith church also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo says 94 Covid-19 patients received divine healing through a long distance of the church.
He disclose this during Covenant Day of vengeance Sunday service held at the Canaanland, Otta in Ogun State.
The sermon which was monitored by our Correspondent in Benin City via Satellite, came few days after the federal Government relaxed the ban on public gathering on religious activities.
Oyedepo who did not give details about the patients and their identities, insisted that they the sick were neither quarantined at any time nor brought to the church before they received their healing.
“The church has recorded 94 healing of Coronavirus cases. They were not quarantine…Long distance prayers.
The Cleric who faulted the lobe-sided implemented of the federal Government guidelines and regulations on worship centres in the Country, also listed other exploits the church has recorded and cited relevant Bible lessons to buttress his points.
According to him, “The church is not where you should be afraid of…but shopping Malls…Jesus is going round the church.
“Doctors cannot treat sickle Cell Anaemia; Here it changes to AA.
“If the doors to hospitals are opened, why can’t you open the church?
“How many hours can you open the church? One hour. But, how many hours can you stay in the market? As long as you want”, he queried.
Africa account for 175,000 cases of Covid-19.
But, the World Health Organization (WHO) has repeated said that there is no known cure for the novel Coronavirus.
Recall that as part of attempts to limit the spread of Covid-19, Nigeria Government had in March 2020 instituted lock-down measures and banned public gatherings including worship Centre
This was after the first confirmed case in Nigeria was announced on 27 February 2020, when an Italian citizen in Lagos tested positive for the virus.