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How Catholic Church Leadership ‘Kidnapped’ Me, Planned To Shut Down My Ministry For One Month— Father Mbaka

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The Non secular Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev Father Ejike Mbaka has mentioned the management of the Catholic diocese in his state needed to shut his ministry for one month.

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The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) had in an announcement on Wednesday raised an alarm saying the whereabouts of the priest have been unknown.



The cleric’s supporters and members of his Adoration Ministry in Enugu additionally took to the streets to protest towards his alleged disappearance.

 

Mbaka had requested President Muhammadu Buhari to resign or be impeached final week. 

 

Nevertheless, he was attacked by the Presidency, which alleged that the cleric was offended as a result of he sought to safe contracts from the Buhari-led authorities and was denied. 

 

Talking whereas addressing worshippers on the adoration floor in Enugu on Wednesday after resurfacing, Mbaka mentioned the church management, led by Bishop Calistus Onaga, summoned him over his current feedback regarding Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), and his connection to the presidency.

 

He mentioned the church management instructed him he would stay indoors for a interval of 1 month to allow him pray and meditate over his actions. 

 

The cleric additional claimed that despite the fact that he refused to just accept the demand, he was solely launched due to the protest over his whereabouts. 

 

He added that he requested for a possibility to handle his parishioners however was not allowed.

 

Mbaka mentioned, “How can they consider what others say, and they won’t consider what the priest is saying? The emphasis is ‘please, let me go to have a good time the mass’, however they mentioned ‘no’. If a priest will request to have a good time mass and so they say ‘no’, meaning one thing is flawed. 

“Enable me to have a good time mass for my folks only for at present, I received’t even inform them that I’m being punished, they mentioned, no. I’ll simply inform my members that I’m going for 30 days’ prayer, that after 30 days, we’ll come again and all people will obey, they mentioned, no.

“I additionally begged them to nominate one other priest to return and have a good time mass for you at present, additionally they mentioned no.

“They didn’t deal with me in a pastoral manner. I used to be asking ‘am I being punished for what’?

“They mentioned it was a gathering, however even earlier than I reached the Bishop’s home, conclusion has already been made. What occurred to me was just like the day I used to be shot on the highway.

“Sadly for them, even earlier than the assembly, a lady was already going round bragging that the Bishop will name me for a gathering, and that I used to be going to go away my home right here for 30 days, and that after the 30 days, I might be despatched to Rome, and Adoration ministry might be closed.

“In a time and instances like this, don’t give me a punishment that may trigger troubles for us as a result of I’m not alone.”

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