Despite Lockdown Ease, Bayelsa Raids Churches Arrest 9 Pastors For Holding Service

Published On: May 4, 2020, 8:17 am (6 months ago)
Author: kacy lee

Nine pastors were reportedly arrested for holding church services in Bayelsa state, flouting the lockdown order issued by state governor, Douye Diri.

The Pastors who were apprehended on Sunday May 3 by the Bayelsa State Task Force on COVID-19 include P. B. Barima of the Methodist Church, Obogoro, Timi Aaron of Believers Love World, Akenfa, Adaba Glory of Saint Paul Healing Church, and Chris Ezene of God’s Grace Salvation Ministry, Obogoro.

Others arrested are Plus B. James of Prophetic Grace Love Ministry, Opolo; Alfred Munemune of Halleluyah Deliverance Ministries International; Daniel Owi, Winners Chapel, Obogoro; Sardauna Oguta, All for Christ Zion Church, Akenfa 3; and Tony Justice Samugba, New Covenant Tabernacle Ministry also of Akenfa 3.

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information and member of the task force, Freston Akpor stated that the pastors are being detained at the police headquarters in the state and would be charged to court for alleged violation of the COVID-19 order.



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