COVID-19: Christ Embassy Sues Akwa Ibom Government Over Arrest And Detention Of Pastor

COVID-19: Christ Embassy Sues Akwa Ibom Government Over Arrest And Detention Of Pastor

Christ Embassy Sues Akwa Ibom

Government Over Arrest And Detention Of

Pastor

Uyo zonal base camp of Believer’s Loveworld Inc otherwise known as Christ Embassy has initiated a lawful activity at a Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, against the Akwa Ibom State government over capture and detainment of one of its ministers, Pastor Emmanuel Effiong, and a videographer, Gabriel Ekpa, over supposed assault on Covid 19 Monitoring Team.

The cold connection between the congregation and the legislature extended on Sunday when the COVID-19 observing group raged the congregation and captured the couple over supposed breaks of COVID-19 conventions.

It was assembled that the congregation, in a suit with enrollment number, FAC/UY/FHR/106/2020, is requiring the unqualified arrival of the couple.

Participated in the suit are the State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Ndueso Ekwere and the Chairman, COVID-19 Guidelines Monitoring Committee, Mr. Enobong Uwah.

The congregation had denied claims that its individuals assaulted and brutalized authorities of the state government on Sunday.

An announcement marked by Pastor Kelvin Atang and made accessible to newsmen blamed the state government for “following up on lie”, taking note of that it was even the group that attacked the congregation’s videographer.

The congregation discredited that its minister and videographer have been captured and confined by the Police against their central human privileges of opportunity of reasonable hearing by the specialists.

“This activity is a result of noxiousness, disdain and determined endeavor to censure the Church for disassociating herself from the Christian Association of Nigeria.

“As a Church that regards the standard of law, we had imagined this pack up and furthermore found a way to look for security of the law by moving toward the Court”, the congregation said.