The U.S. embassy says a report that Bishop Oyedepo was denied visa is false. In a statement posted on a verified Twitter handle of the Embassy, the U.S. embassy said the news was being fabricated.
The statement on Twitter reads:
#FalseNews Alert! Be advised, the reports making the rounds about a visa being denied to Nigerian Bishop Oyedepo are false.— U.S. Mission Nigeria (@USEmbassyAbuja) January 31, 2020
If you have seen this manufactured item in the media, help defeat this #misinformation by communicating to everyone that it is completely false. pic.twitter.com/H1pDwhf9XW