Following the exposé by the BBC titled Sex For Grades were a senior lecturer from the University of Lagos who also doubles as a Pastor at the Foursquare Gospel Church Boniface Igbeneghun was exposed, the leadership of the Church has released an official statement distancing itself from the ‘randy’ Lecturer.
In the statement, the Church stated unequivocally that it does not condone ‘such heinous and unscriptural act among ministers’ and disassociated itself from the Lecturer. The statement further revealed that the Pastor has been asked to step down with the Church running it’s own investigations.
See the full statement below:
The attention of the leadership of The foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria has been drawn to a video clip trending on social media platforms titled “Sex for grades: Undercover in West Africa Universities- BBC News” Wherein a lecturer in University of Lagos names Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu also described as a pastor in foursquare Gospel Church was allegedly involved in sexual misconduct with some female students of the university.
The general public is hereby informed that as a holiness and Bible-believing Church, we do not condone such heinous and unscriptural act among our ministers. We totally dissociate ourselves from the purported conduct of Dr. Igbenoghu and promise to take appropriate measure as soon as the ongoing investigation is concluded.
Meanwhile, the Pastor in question has been asked to step down from all ministerial assignments.
Thank you all.
Rev. Ikechukwu Ugbaja