October 16, 2021

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Friendship is better than profit: Reno Omokri reacts after pastor says rich friends should leave poor friends

Popular Nigerian author cum Reno Omokri reacted to clergyman Funke Felix-Adejumo’s claim about how rich people should treat their friends who aren’t rich.

When people find they are the richest in their circle, clergyman Funke Felix-Adejumo believes they should move on from friendships and partnerships.

This was the clergyman’s view when she spoke on a recent church program.

According to her, if one finds oneself in the midst of non-wealthy people, one should flee that group of people and start mixing with other wealthy people.

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His claim, however, did not go well with the former presidential aide, who used the microblogging platform to fight back. In a series of tweets, Reno reiterated that it would not be wise for a rich person to abandon his poor friends, and he also backed up his claims with some quotes from scriptures.

He wrote:

If we abandon all our friends who are richer than us, what should our friends who are richer than us do? We thank God that Christ has not abandoned us. Let me quote a Scripture to that woman: “Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the humble” – Romans 12:16.

Money shouldn’t be a prerequisite for friendship. That is why David said, “I would rather be a janitor in the house of my God than live in the tents of the wicked.” – Psalm 84:10. With such a mentality, people will befriend the rich fool and avoid poor Lazarus!

If 9 men have COVID and you turn them around, you’ll be the 10th. It applies to almost everything, including:

Wealth

Poverty

Drugs

If 9 cold mugs surround a hot cup, you will end up with 10 cold mugs.

If we start not making friends with those we are richest of, people like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Aliko Dangote would end up without friends. And I for one would prefer a life without money to a life without friends. Love is better than profit!

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