The founder of Champions Royal Assembly, Pastor Joshua Iginla, joined a luxurious class of Nigerian preachers after recently acquiring a private jet.
Iginla announced this during a sermon in Abuja on Sunday.
The cleric, who admitted two months ago to have cheated on his wife and impregnated a woman, was said to have informed the members of his church of the jet during service.
Here are other Nigerian preachers in the same League.
1. Bishop David Oyedepo
Pastor David Oyedepo is the founder and presiding bishop at Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel.
In 2011, Bishop David Oyodepo became the richest pastor in Nigeria in a report by Forbes magazine.
His home church which is popularly referred to as Faith Tabernacle is also said to have the biggest auditorium in the world with a seating capacity of over 50,000.
Bishop Oyedepo is one of the pastors with private jets in Nigeria and the first on our list of Nigerian pastors with private jets for 2019. He has around four to himself.
2. Pastor E.A Adeboye
E.A Adeboye is a famous man of God(pastor) and the immediate past General Overseer(G.O) of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) which he joined in the year 1973.
He’s also a former mathematics professor at the University of Lagos and is popularly referred to as Daddy G.O by members of his church/congregation.
Pastor Adeboye has many properties to his name which includes 2 private jets which allegedly worth $65 Milion each.
3. Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua (T.B Joshua)
Popularly referred to as Prophet T.B. Joshua, this man is the founder and leader of Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) which in turn owns Emmanuel TV(a television station for Christians).
He’s also a cheerful giver as many of this charity works are seen in Nigeria and outside the country.
Although he’s not a constant traveller like the other pastors above, Prophet T.B. Joshua is certainly one of the pastors with private jets in Nigeria.
4. Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
Papa Ayo Oritsejafor(as is popularly referred to) is the senior pastor and founder of Word of Life Bible Church located in Warri, Delta state, Nigeria.
He was the national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for 5 years(2005 – 2010).
5. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
He’s the founder and president of Believers’ Love World Incorporated(Christ Embassy) which is also located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Apart from being a man of God who preaches physically in church, Pastor Chris runs an online prayer network whic uses social media to send messages to Christians in several countries.
6. Bishop Mike Okonkwo
Dr Mike Okonkwo is the Presiding Bishop and founder of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) Worldwide.
He’s also a dynamic conference speaker, evangelist, author, television and radio host, a strong and respected voice in Nigeria, and an advocate of balanced Christianity.
7. Apostle Johnson Suleman
He is the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with headquarters in Auchi, Edo State. Suleman joined the league of private jet owners in 2019.
7. Joshua Iginla
He is the latest inductee to this elite class of Nigerian preachers.