ICYM: RCCG suspends, transfers City of David’s pastor, Iluyomade

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has suspended the Senior Pastor of the City of David Parish in Lagos State, Idowu Iluyomade.

The suspension of Iluyomade, who additionally heads the Apapa Family of the church’s annex, got here after the flowery sixtieth birthday celebration of his spouse, Siju.

According to a supply who spoke with Church Times, the pastor bought the letter of his suspension over the weekend and was changed by Pastor Charles Kpandei of the church’s Resurrection Parish Region 11 with speedy impact.

The supply added that Iluyomade was suspended for 3 months by the Governing Council of the church after a panel was constituted to look into the allegations towards him and the parish.

A high pastor within the church who prefers to be nameless advised Church Times that the choice to droop Iluyomade is a response to the general public outcry towards the extravagant celebration of his spouse shortly after the demise of the then Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe.

Fondly known as PID, Iluyomade has been within the eyes of the storm following the sixtieth birthday of his spouse, Siji.

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Many folks believed the birthday, which was celebrated nearly every week after the demise of Wigwe in a helicopter crash within the US, was in dangerous style. Wigwe had been an immense blessing to the church earlier than his transition. But the celebration advised the church had no emotional attachment to him.

Apart from being in command of the City of David, Iluyomade is the Special Assistant to the RCCG General Overseer on Christian Social Responsibility by means of His Love Foundation. It’s not clear but if this duty has been taken from him, too.

Meanwhile, PUNCH Online additionally gathered that the pastor was suspended on two points bordering on the audit of the church and the alleged resistance by the pastor to be transferred from the parish.

Our supply, who craved anonymity due to the load of the matter, mentioned, “The church’s Governing Council met on two points, the problem of an audit of the church the place questions have been requested and the problem that the pastor allegedly resisted switch.

“The council then resolved to droop Iluyomade for 3 months, throughout which period the pastor subsequent to him will probably be in cost.

“When he resumes from suspension, the council also resolved that he should resume at the church’s headquarters, not the City of David.”



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