The singer sounded a reminder to clergymen and those who handle offerings in worship centers to desist from syphoning funds for their personal gains.
According to the self-acclaimed “African Giant”, the offerings of the church members is for God alone and shouldn’t be tampered with.
“Offering wey people dey give for church na God get am o. No go use PAPA GOD money play o #EgetWhy”
Offering wey people dey give for church na God get am o. No go use PAPA GOD money play o #EgetWhy
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) November 18, 2020
The topic of giving offerings in church has remained a controversial issue on social media and Burna Boy’s statement has also stirred the debate on Twitter.
A twitter user with handle @jaga_231 said he would rather donate his offerings to the less priviledge, than give it to a church.
In his words,
“I would rather use my offering to help the less privileged and the needy in the society, God surely understands sey them need am rather than the church we go use the money buy private jet.”
Another user @IndiraChiatuiro wrote,
There’s nothing anyone will say to make me believe that giving offerings in church is better than helping the less privileged…
The money is for God,so does God eat the money??
No be Pastor dey use am???
In Nigeria once you are a pastor,you are automatically rich…that’s trash