U.S Embassy Says It Did Not Deny Oyedepo A Visa

The United States embassy has come out to state that it did not deny Bishop Oyedepo a visa. Earlier today, it was widely reported that the embassy had turned the down the popular man of God for a visa.

The story went viral with Oyedepo reaching the number one trend on Twitter in a couple of hours.

#FalseNews Alert! Be advised, the reports making the rounds about a visa being denied to Nigerian Bishop Oyedepo are false” tweeted the U.S Embassy. 

If you have seen this manufactured item in the media, help defeat this #misinformation by communicating to everyone that it is completely false” it further tweeted.

The sensational story was broken by This Day. The news website claimed in its report that it had reached out to the embassy for confirmation of the story via e-mail but did not get a response.