Clergyman, Joshua Talena, has denied claims he said that the founder of the Church of God Mission, Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa, raised his mum from the dead.
In a viral video, the clergyman was seen sharing a story in which he mentioned the late Idahosa alongside raising the dead. The Church of God Mission saw the video and immediately dismissed the claim saying such a thing never happened.
Talena in a statement released on his Facebook page this afternoon said he never claimed the deceased clergyman raised his mum. According to him, he was talking about a man of God in the time of Archbishop Benson Idahosa. He said the video that has gone viral was edited to damage his integrity.
”My attention was drawn to a Facebook/Instargram publication alleging that the testimony I gave concerning a man of God in Benin that lived at the same time with Arch. Benson Idahosa of blessed memory was not exact. As you listen to the full testimony here, I DID NOT say it was Benson…
Source: Linda Ikeji