Wema Bank Plc has claimed it has no plan of humiliating Pastor Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church (formerly Latter Rain Assembly), Lagos over N9 billion he reportedly obtained to build a cathedral.
SPY NIGERIA observed the story of the former vice presidential aspirant obtaining a loan to build a cathedral went viral online with some reports claiming Wema Bank is all out to recover its money.
In a reacting statement titled, ‘Pastor Tunde Bakare: Wema Bank Denounces False Report’ and signed by the managing director/chief executive officer of the Bank, Ademola Adebise, the Bank said Pastor Bakare has maintained a credible relationship with it as a customer and there was no basis for Wema Bank to contemplate any action to humiliate him.
Adebise said: “I would want to address the recent news in the public space regarding our customer and in particular the main promoter Pastor Tunde Bakare.
“While we are constrained by the reason of confidentiality to respond in details to this publication, we however want to confirm that the customer has maintained a credible relationship with our bank and there is no basis for us to contemplate any action to humiliate our customer.
“Furthermore, we will like to reassure our shareholders and customers that the bank has and will continue to operate with the highest level of corporate governance, following all rules, policies and procedures.”