A video of a ‘masquerade’ preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has gone viral on social media.
In the video, a Nigerian man cladded in a masquerade attire could be seen parading the streets and preaching the gospel with a handheld megaphone.
The man, who spoke in fluent Igbo language, urged people to accept Jesus into the life.
Passersby stood still to listen to his message and some brought out their phones to record the strange sight.
Watch the video below,
Meanwhile, the video has stirred mixed reactions on social media as some netizens condemned the man for using that tactic to capture people’s attention, while others defended him.
See some comments below,
iamveraline wrote, “He’s doing it to get attention to his preaching…these days people hardly stop to listen to the word of God but in this case his attire will attract people to him especially when he is preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ dressed that way.”
ogensimahs wrote, “This is making caricatures of holy things..”
anaegbuachara_gerald wrote, “He is very stupiddd for mocking other people’s believe. The masquerade of that community should come out and use whistling pine 🌲 stick and flog the hell out of him.”
konstycons wrote, “This is mockery and blasphemous.”