Daddy Freeze, Nigeria’s radio on air personality broadcaster have openly apologised to Popular preacher, Bishop David Oyedepo, who is the founding Bishop of Living Faith Church, as a result of he was said to have insulted the pastor.
In a short video clip on social media on Saturday night, Daddy freeze whose real name is Ifedayo Olarinde, said he was sorry for insulting Oyedepo two years ago.
The radio on air personality also said he did not intend to bring dishonour and disrespect to the man of God.
In his statement he said, “My attention has been drawn a video I posted two years ago, while addressing some important issues that happened back then.”
“I apologise for the way I delivered my message and the for any insults on Bishop David Oyedepo on that video as it wasn’t my intention in anyway to dishonour, disrespect or disregard the person of the Bishop.”
“The way people see my intention which is not what I meant, is regrettable. My methods if addressing issues concerning how Christians worship their God with their doctrines have long since changed to a more scriptural and less confrontational approach.”
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— Ben Of PH City. (@PotHakutLastbun) September 12, 2020
Background on the issue involving Daddy Freeze and Bishop Oyedepo
Daddy Freeze whose real name is Ifedayo Olarinde, has long been a critic of gospel preachers AKA ‘Men of God’ in Nigeria.
On Monday September 7, Daddy Freeze was on the news again after popular pastor, David Ibiyeomie of Salvation Ministries of Port Harcourt, cursed Daddy Freeze. Pastor Ibiyromie said he cannot be alive while Daddy Freeze will be insulting his father, Pastor David Oyedepo.
The Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide AKA Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo, has been one of the high profile pastors that have come under Daddy Freeze’s heavy criticism.
As at September 2020, Bishop Oyedepo posted a message in his verified Instagram page where he stated that “the only way for a marriage to be fruitful is for a wife to be totally submissive”
Daddy Freeze than countered his claim saying submission is both ways, not only for the woman. He added by saying that the bishop makes the word submission sound like slavery to him.
Who is Daddy Freeze?
Well, he is a 44 year old radio on air personality born to a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother.
He was brought up in Ibadan, Oyo State, southwest of Nigeria. He also went to the University of Ibadan.
Daddy Freeze started his broadcasting career in 1996 for Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State, (BCOS), Ibadan before moving to Cool FM in 2001.
People on social media have criticised Pastor Ibiyeomie for the harsh words he used when he insulted Daddy Freeze.