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Akwa Ibom State Government Demolishes Church, Arrest Pastor And Members In Uyo

A Pastor and his church members have been arrested by the Akwa Ibom state taskforce on Coronavirus, for failing to comply with the state’s directives.

The pastor who is identified as Prophet Victor Elijah is a senior pastor of The Knowledge of God Ministry which is a prayer house in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.

He was arrested along side with his church members after he held a fasting in the church.

The fasting was was attend by over 200 members who were not wearing face mask which led to the state’s task force on covid-19 to storm the church premises and arrest the pastor and his church members.

The Akwa Ibom state government task force on Covid-19 also demolished the church this morning.

The demolition was carried out after the state’s COVID-19 task force stormed the church with men of the Nigerian police and a tractor with which they used to destroy the prayer house.

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