A Nigerian woman, KongeIre, responded to criticism from some users after referring to Pastor Emmanuel Iren as “Dad.” She posted a photo with the pastor as per his request to church members.
“I received my picture. Look at how much I resemble Pastey’s daughter. I love you, Dad,” she captioned the post.
The post sparked diverse reactions, with many people expressing criticism.
One Yemi Hazan wrote: “Must be some form of mental illness calling your pastor ”dad”
In response to the criticism, Ire wrote, “Even my own father doesn’t complain when I call Pastey dad. He calls me ‘Aburo Pastey.’ But unclean spirits crying out with a loud voice.