Akwa Ibom drops charges against Christ Embassy pastor


Akwa Ibom State Government has dropped charges against Pastor Emmanuel Effiong of Christ Embassy Church, Nung Akpa Ime branch, off Nsikak Eduok Avenue, Uyo.

According to the State Commissioner for Information, Charles Udoh, the development followed entreaties from well-meaning individuals and groups.

Udoh stated that the church and the pastor had since tendered an unreserved apology to the state government while promising to adhere to the State Government/Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)/World Health Organisation (WHO)/Christian Association( CAN) Guidelines and Protocols adopted to prevent community spreading of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State.

He reminded all churches of the need to ensure strict adherence to all stipulated guidelines.

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