Celestial church cancels Portable, Pasuma’s performance at praise night after backlash

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The Shepherd-in-charge of the Celestial Church of Christ International Headquarters, Ketu, Olatosho Oshoffa, has condemned the invitation of Fuji musician Pasuma and street-hop artiste Portable, to the praise night of one of the church branches.

There was uproar on social media on Wednesday when an event flyer that revealed that Pasuma and Portable would perform at the church’s praise night in Lagos went viral.

Several Nigerians took to social media to condemn the invitation of the secular music artistes to a religious activity.


Reacting to the poster on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Oshoffa revealed that he had spoken to the cleric in charge of the parish, adding that the said artistes would no longer grace the occasion.

Sharing the poster on his Facebook page, he wrote, “Dear Celestians, I have just spoken to the Shepherd in Charge of the above Parish at length. He has promised to make amendments to the posters.

Church receives knocks for inviting Portable, Pasuma to perform at praise night

“He has promised that the said contested artists would NOT come for the Nights. There is No doubt the said poster is very CONDEMNABLE. God bless CCC. Amen.”