Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the found of Believer’s Loveworld Inc a.k.a called Christ Embassy, the Uyo Zonal Headquarters has sued the federal government and Christain Association of Nigeria(CAN), chairman over continue closing of Churches, mostly in Akwa Ibom State.
Rev. Ndueso Ekwere, The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), chairman, sue Church alongside.
There is an indication that Pastor Emmanuel Effiong and another member of the Church were arrested and detained over what the government of Akwa Ibom called an attack of his officials during a visit to the Church for COVID-19 protocols enforcement.
According to TheGuardian, the Church (Christ Embassy) in a suit with registration number, FAC/UY/FHR/106/2020, is calling for the unconditional release of the pastor and the other member.
The Church claimed there is a gang up, hatred, and malice against her and has approached the court for redress.
“This action is borne out of malice, hatred, and calculated attempt to malign the Church for disassociating herself from the Christian Association of Nigeria. “As a Church that respects the rule of law, we had envisaged this gang up and also took steps to seek the protection of the law by approaching the Court”, the church said