Oge Okoye, Nigerian actress, has been trending on social media on Thursday after a video surfaced online, where she was spotted at a South Africa-based Alleluia Ministries International.
The church is owned by Alph Lukau, a controversial pastor, who was said to have been involved in an allegedly staged resurrection of a dead man, which went viral in February 2019.
In this footage, which has since circulated the internet, the actress could be seen shedding tears as she got a prophecy from the controversial cleric.
“I am speaking acceleration…somebody gat to help you because there are some people we gat to root out because they do not want you to become a media story, do you understand. I just don’t want media story. There are some people that we need to kick out then they will know that you came to see Alph Lukau,” he said.
The controversial cleric went on to prophesy on Okoye’s daughter who accompanied her to the church.
While it remains unknown if the actress visited the pastor before or after the resurrection stunt, scores of Nigerians have taken to social media to question the actress’ motives at the church.
“Is Oge Oke also trying to resurrect her career?,” one fan asked.
Some users also raised the alarm that the video dates back to a period before Lukau’s allegedly staged miracle.
Here are few randomly selected tweets that portray what Nigerians think of the development.
Is Oge Okoye also trying to resurrect her career?
— DIRECTOR FLO 🇳🇬🇬🇧 (@amflomotion) March 28, 2019Advertisement
Oge okoye career was dead 💀 she had to resurrect it from pastor alph luka 😂
I won’t be surprise if Nigerian pastors go to the mortuary and start to wake the dead 💀😂😂😂😂😂😂
— QDPAPER (@QdPaper) March 28, 2019Advertisement
That Oge Okoye video with Alph Luka was made last year before the resurrection saga.. Bloggers just dug that video up for hits.. Y'all chill
— GONA (@gonawrites) March 28, 2019
Lol.. pastor Don do research ooo..
Oge Okoye don turn maga.. chai.
Well, if you don't know your God, fake prophets will use you to shine.. https://t.co/rSYiKfu6HW
— Awele (@Emmanuel_Agbai_) March 28, 2019
How much did Oge Okoye collect to do this pathetic act? Why should we be joking with the things of God? My goodness!!! 😭😭😭 https://t.co/vEGcLBaOIK
— BeksFCB (@JoshuaUbeku) March 28, 2019
Yes, it's Oge Okoye.
You're going to get the innocent kid mocked at school and knowing the names of a celebrity's kids isn't a spiritual gift, it's Google.
— Wale Gates 🇳🇬🇬🇧 (@walegates) March 28, 2019
Oge Okoye is a proffessional acrtress, i trust her to deliver her script very well https://t.co/nMZbxOcM10
— Давид Дамкор 🇳🇬🇷🇺 (@damkor_david) March 28, 2019
When Agric Minister Audu Ogbeh said Nigerians were ordering pizza 🍕 from London, he was referring to the likes of Oge Okoye all the great men of God in Nigeria but she went to South Africa for Deliverance 😩
— Juicy George Amadi (@ajuicygeorge) March 28, 2019
Person no know the number of children wey you get but he know their names? Wait Oge Okoye, are you trying to resurrect your acting career or account balance with thisbbadly written script you’re acting? pic.twitter.com/DwMh9LvS4X
— Babaolowo Prof Pius Adesanmi 🇳🇬 (@enyola) March 28, 2019
Oge Okoye taking her Nollywood acting skills all the way to South Africa,look like they went to Pastor Alph Lukau's church for some movie shoot.
— Ververngida (@ververngida) March 28, 2019
So that Pastor that false resurrected that dude has a new candidate in Oge Okoye…
See ehn, I don't know if we're the ignorant ones or some of these MOG are the foolish people.. What I know is that religion is one of our major problems..
— Nwanyi'Oma (@Inzaghi1) March 28, 2019
I don't know what Oge Okoye might be going through. So I will not mock her. May God lead us to true happiness.
— MeggaCoolFM 📻 (@TheBlaKKGenius) March 28, 2019
Oge Okoye.. She went to spleve her problems.. Why r guys making a case out of it mbok… Can't someone have a private life???????????
— Gift Bassey (@princess4ng) March 28, 2019
Oge Okoye's PR stunt worked, she's all over the news. Seeking deliverance all the was in SA, with a pastor who faked the Resurrection of a dead man.
— adeda (@tosinadeda) March 28, 2019
Lol people are really defending Oge Okoye for going to see a pastor who has been publicly exposed as a fraud? Wonders shall never end tbh.
— Tar Deux (@ArcaneAce) March 28, 2019
Oge Okoye! You don mess up
— Nnamdi In Lagos (@OgaNnamdii) March 28, 2019
Meanwhile, it is worth mentioning that Lukau had apologized for being economical with the truth about the dead man he allegedly resurrected.
“I’m really sorry for the misrepresentation of facts, the man was not dead and has never been in the mortuary as we earlier said. I’m sorry we didn’t tell people the truth in the first place,” he had said.
The controversial cleric claimed the supposedly dead man must have woken up before he was brought into the church premises to be resurrected because “the coffin began to shake” at the time.
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