In Nigeria, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is known to be among the top pastors in the country. He is the kind of pastor whose ministry can be called a global ministry because of how well organized he package it. Also, he is one major Pastor in Nigeria who did talk about COVID19 and 5G.
However, the UK has Fine the popular Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s TV Station the sum of N66million which is equivalent to the sum of £125,000 For Airing Conspiracy Theories On #COVID19 is shared by Sahara Reporters. In a statement, Ofcom which happens to be the TV organizing body in the UK has said that the station has been fined £125,000 (N65.6 million) for breaching the country’s COVID19 rules and regulations.
According to Ofcom, the fine of £125,000 (N65.6 million) is for breaching the country’s broadcasting code by disseminating misinformation on COVID-19. However, the broadcasting authority in London, Ofcom, LoveWorld TV, which is owned by Christ Embassy International Church, of which Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the General overseer and owner, for airing conspiracy theories about COVID-19 that were unproven.
On December 1st, 2020, Loveworld TV happened to aired a 29-hour program named the "Global Day of Prayer," during which claims were made about the coronavirus pandemic globally. However, these claims included the notion that the global pandemic outbreak was ‘planned’, that the production of vaccines can be used to implant ‘nanochips’ that can control and cause harm to members of the public, and the debunked theory that the virus was somehow caused by 5G.
This is indeed a big blow for the Christ Embassy International Church A.K.A LoveWorld Ministry, and Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. However, what do you think of this fine by UK Ofcom on Pastor Chris TV Station?
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Source: Sahara Reporters
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