Church of Nigeria: NJ priest not one of us

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The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion through the General Secretary, Venerable Dr Paul Dajur, has disown in strongest terms a US based priest with the name Venerable Gideon Arinzechukwu Uzomechina of Messiah Anglican Church, New Jersey, USA, planning to give award to a native doctor. His video which is now trending on the social media.

Dr. Paul noted in the statement released on Thursday, December 29th, 2022 and made available to ACNNTV that it became necessary for the Church to speak on the matter as many Christian Community and the General Public is concerned and troubled especially with the association of such video with the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).

Part of the statement reads; “Be it known to the Christian Community and the General Public, therefore, that the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) is not associated with the Venerable Gideon Arinzechukwu Uzomechina; the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) is not associated with Messiah Anglican New Jersey, USA; and the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) is not part of the purported award to be given to a native doctor.”

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