Sunday, 22 December 2013
Pastor Okotie Buys N120m Rolls Royce Coupe To Mark Pastoral Anniversary, Spiritual Rebirth
Controversial preacher and The Pastor of the Household of God Church International, Lagos, Chris Okotie, has added a Rolls Royce Coupe, the 2014 Bespoke Edition, to his fleet of automobiles to mark his 30 years as a born-again Christian and 27 years on the pulpit as a pastor.
According to a report by Sunday PUNCH, Okotie’s close aide, who made the disclosure, said the flamboyant pastor spent N120m on the luxury car and had earlier spent N33m on a Range Rover Autobiography to mark a milestone of his church.
The source, in a text message, said, “Pastor Okotie just bought a Rolls Royce Coupe, 2014 Bespoke Edition at N120m to mark his 30 years as a born-again Christian and 27 years as a pastor. He had earlier bought a Range Rover (Autobiography) 2014 Model for N33m, reputed to be the costliest SUV in the world to mark this ministry’s milestone”.
A handful of pastors or ‘Men of God’ as they are referred to in Nigeria are known to be wealthy and live a flamboyant lifestyle even amid the ravaging poverty in the land and among members of their congregation.
It remains to be seen how news of Okotie’s latest extravagant spending on the state of the art car will be received in a country where other well-established pastors are buying super-expensive toys – Private Jets.