She made this known while ministering in Lagos at the Amazing Grace Pentecostal Church’s 25th Anniversary Church.

Church Times reports that according to Folorunso Alakija, it took God ten days for him stop her from wearing expensive necklaces, armlets, bracelets among others.

The Rose of Sharon Group CEO claimed that those time when she used to wear them, she used it to match every single dress she wore and she had numerous of them.

I used to love jewellery. I had all kinds and the jewellery had to match every cloth I wore. In those days I used to tell God not to take jewellery from me. If anybody had come to me and told me not to wear jewellery, I would not have listened to the person. I would have wondered where that person is coming from. But by the time God started dealing with me on it, I had no option but to do away with it,” she said.

The clergywoman, who is touted as one of the richest women in Africa, said the turning point began when she started bleeding from her ear lobe while she was sleeping.

“That night I just suddenly found I was bleeding from my ear lobe. I did not sleep with earrings that night so I wondered what could have caused the bleeding. My ear lobe became sticky. When soap touched it while I was having my bath, it was hurting,” she sai