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BREAKING: Popular Nigerian Church Suspends Pastor For Hosting Politican

BREAKING: Popular Nigerian Church Suspends Pastor For Hosting Politican

According to Pastor, the previous night, the police had invaded the church, harassing him and threatening to arrest him for allowing the YPP members to attend the church in his assembly.

The Apostolic Church Ndon Eyo Township assembly Onna, in Akwa Ibom State has suspended Pastor E.E. Henshaw for hosting the Thanksgiving and Dedication Service of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).

Church Suspends Pastor
Church Suspends Pastor

Congregations was shocked when service was going on at assembly, Pastor Henshaw announced that he just received a message of suspension from top for opening the doors of the church for Young Progressives Party (YPP)

Pastor said, Dr U.S Ukpong, PhD, the Field Superintendent had ordered him to appear before the Disciplinary Council of the church the next day to explain why he should not be sacked for allowing young Progressives party (YPP) to dedicate its campaign and thank God in his assembly.

According to Pastor, the previous night, the police had invaded the church, harassing him and threatening to arrest him for allowing the YPP members to attend the church in his assembly.

Church Suspends Pastor

Earlier two days, while the YPP members were trying to secure a church for the dedication of its national assembly campaigns that was expecting to start on Monday, October 3, 2022, the Apostolic Mount Olive Church in Awa Iman, the Akwa Ibom state governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel’s village, which was the initial venue, was sealed off by Nigerian policemen from Akwa Ibom headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, allegedly on the orders of the state governorment.

The state government were also Thugs deployed to block off the entrance of the church on Sunday morning, restricted people from entering the church premises,
in anticipation that young Progressives party (YPP) members will force its way there, after the preacher-in charge, Prophet David, had earlier been warned not to host the party if not people democratic party (PDP).

Church Suspends Pastor

In reaction, Obong Albert Bassey Akpan (OBA), the governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) and frontline runner for the Hilltop mansion in Akwa Ibom State has stressed that only God enthrones and unseats governments.

In his statement, OBA said the same God who made Obong Attah, Godswill Akpabio, Udom Emmanuel as governors will also make him a governor of Akwa Ibom state”, “God unseats governments and enthrones governments, that same God still at work.

Church Suspends Pastor

OBA also added that “YPP are those others people are rejected but God not rejected us, he saw our sincerity of mind, heart and is using us to achieve His genuine purpose for Akwa Ibom people”.

According to OBA, YPP will shock people in the state for forthcoming general elections through massive support.

Church Suspends Pastor

He also worried about a situation where YPP has been blocked from all the public places in the state, including Ibom Hall, Ikot Ekpene Stadium, some churches, others.

Media learnt that Akwa Ibom is people democratic party PDP state, and they only want only PDP to win next year general elections not any other party.

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