Pastor Sacked By Oyedepo’s Church Files Lawsuit, Demands N350M

 Domino Mbang, a pastor who turned into disregarded because the vicinity pastor of Living Faith Church (aka Winners’ Chapel) in Palm Street Assembly, Atakpa, Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State, has filed a lawsuit to assignment his dismissal.

Mbang dragged the church earlier than the National Industrial Court in Calabar, searching for N350m in damages.

The cleric, who claims to be a graduate of arithmetic and statistics, University of Calabar, alleged persecution from a few people withinside the church.

In in shape No: NICN/CA/25/2022 among Mbang as claimant and the presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide Incorporated, Bishop David Oyedepo, Pastor Adebisi Aboluwade and  different defendants, the applicant stated he went to courtroom docket to are seeking redress and to allow the government of the church to recognize how he turned into treated.

He stated, “I turned into a member of the church for over a decade earlier than schooling to turn out to be a pastor. At least, I actually have spent extra than  many years withinside the ministry, that by myself makes me a son to our wellknown overseer, Bishop David Oyedepo.”

Mbang, who claimed to be a place pastor with sixteen branches of the church in Calabar South beneathneath his auspices, said that he turned into unlawfully sacked with the aid of using a cabal made from Pastor Tamunotoye Chukunda and the country pastor Adeolu Adewumi.

“According to the church Operational Mandate, earlier than a pastor is sacked, he might first be queried with a letter and made to seem earlier than a disciplinary committee to reply pertinent questions and thereafter be issued with 3 warnings earlier than he may be issued a termination of appointment letter. In my case, not anything of such happened.

“Apart from the question that turned into issued, what accompanied at once turned into a sacked letter with out availing me the possibility to seem earlier than any disciplinary panel. The cabals headed with the aid of using Pastor Adeolu and Pastor Chukunda connived and kicked out with out following due process.

“The Mandate Book serves like a charter of the organization, sadly it turned into by no means accompanied, in all likelihood due to the fact they didn’t like my face.

“Both of them can't declare to be extra of Bishop Oyedepo’s God sons than myself, we're all his youngsters withinside the lord. No question letter turned into served to me. The most effective letter given to me with the aid of using the cabals turned into a sacked letter and for a 12 months now my earnings has been stopped.

“As I communicate to you, I can’t even pay my youngsters faculty expenses nor pay my rent, or manage to pay for food, garb and medicinal drug for my kids,” Mbang lamented.

However, an legit of the church denied all of the allegations.

“A question turned into served to him due to the manner he turned into misbehaving. We are a accountable organisation, we couldn’t have sacked a person of God withinside the way which he claimed,” the legit instructed Leadership newspaper.

The case can be heard on October 26.

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