Akwa Ibom State Government Drops Charges Against Christ Embassy Pastor, Regains Freedom

Report from Akwa Ibom State says the Government finally Drops the Charges leveled Against Pastor Emmanuel Effiong of Christ Embassy church.

Emmanuel Effiong, pastor of Christ Embassy has gain freedom over the charges being dropped by the Akwa Ibom State Government..

Recall that on sunday the 12th of June 2020, The Pastor and a videographer in the church were arrested for allegedly assaulting the COVID-19 monitoring team in the state.

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The pastor were accused of attacking the officials who were out to ensure all religious centers observed the COVID-19 guidelines.

The State Commissioner for Information, Charles Udoh, said the state government’s decision to drop the charges against Effiong followed entreaties from well-meaning individuals and groups.

It was revealed that the church and the pastor have also tendered an unreserved apology to the State government and pledged to adhere to all the guidelines and protocols adopted to prevent community spreading of the novel Coronavirus in the state.

The community adhere to the Akwa Ibom 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.

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