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Monday, 7 May 2018

Church Ban Members Who Do Not Have PVC From Attending Service

Church Ban Members Who Do Not Have PVC From Attending Service

In a bid to drive home the necessity of the permanent voters’ card ahead of the 2019 general election, the Pastor of the Flock of Christ Mission, Warri, Delta State, Bishop Simeon Okah, has announced that henceforth, any member of his church that has not obtained his PVC, “would not be allowed to worship.”

Pastor Okah who is also The South-South Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) made the statement while speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Warri, Delta State.

He said gone were the days when Christians see politics as sin.

According to him:

From Thursday, any member of my church who does not have his or her voter’s card would not enter this house (Church). By the grace of God, I am the one God used in founding the Flock of Christ Mission.

He also faulted the treatment meted to Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), stressing that Nigeria needs people like the lawmaker.

He told newsmen on Saturday that:

I have concerns for Dino. His hands may not be as clean as a saint but a man like him has a role to play in building this country. We need men like Dino. Let everybody of goodwill fight to see that Dino is released; if he has criminal records, he should face it but he should not be kept in detention. He is intelligent. Let us see how we can save him from the hands of policemen. For a man like Dino, the police should show some level of leniency, because we need people like Dino in this country if we want this country to be great.

Nigerians are taking the issue of getting their PVCs (Permanent Voters Cards) seriously. Remember a twitter user recently shared on how he disqualified 3 job seekers who claimed not to have PVC.

According to Afolayan Omotayo who shared the story on Twitter, he wrote;

I helped a friend to conduct interviews for staffing in her office yesterday, 9 candidates were in attendance. I disqualified 3 of them who claimed not to have PVC automatically. That makes my job easy. It begins from there, extending to Mechanic, Electrician etc.

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