- Bishop Daniel Obinim has explained why he is wearing gloves and masks now
- According to Obinim, he is wearing the kits, not because of fear of Coronavirus, but to show good leadership by adhering to directives amid the outbreak
- His explanation follows social media reactions to photos of him in the gloves and masks during his counselling sessions
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Bishop Daniel Obinim, founder and leader of International God's Way Church (IGWC), has responded to suggestions on social media that he is afraid of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Obinim was recently spotted wearing gloves and masks after the Coronavirus scare in a photo that hot the internet.
The photo which is believed to have been taken from a counselling session from his church went viral on social media.
Following the photo, some people wondered how Obinim who claims to be an 'angel' could be afraid of physical disease.
But Obinim has come up with an explanation saying he is not wearing the mask and gloves because he is afraid of Coronavirus.
According to him, he only put on the mask in adherence to the directives of President Nana Akufo-Addo and other health personnel about personal hygiene.
In a new video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Obinim indicated that as a leader, he must be an example for others to learn from by abiding by laws and obeying such directives from authorities. And that is what he was doing in the viral photos.
He further claimed that COVID-19 could be solved from the spiritual realm, yet the physical precautions measures by doctors, health personnel and authorities should be respected.
"Coronavirus will not affect my people, no son of Jesus Christ would be affected by it," he declared.
Meanwhile, Ghana has confirmed its seventh Coronavirus case on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
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