The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that among “great things” that lockdown brought about by the coronavirus pandemic would produce is “baby boom.”
Pastor Adeboye said this on Sunday delivering his sermon during a live broadcast via the church’s medium, Dove TV.
The 78-year-old cleric, tracing lockdown to the era of biblical characters like Joseph, Elijah, David, John the beloved, and many others, said one of the “great things” that would come out of the lockdown is an increase in birthrate all over the world.
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“A lot of great things are going to come out of this lockdown. Let me advise those of you who are pastors – you are resting now; I am busy. Get ready because early next year, you’ll be having a lot of naming ceremonies. You’ll be going from house to house naming newborn babies as a result of the lockdown.”
“Aren’t you amazed at the number of those released compared to people who died? Check all over the world, you’ll find out that the number is less than those who have been healed.
“If you do a scientific study, you’ll find out that the number of people who had died as a result of coronavirus is far less than those who died by accidents and other means.”
Pastor Adeboye, who described the rate of COVID-19 recoveries across the world as “amazing,” noted that the percentage of discharged patients is less than one-tenth of the associated deaths recorded.