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Anglican bishop suspended for allegedly sleeping with wife of another priest

An Anglican bishop, Rufus Adepoju, has been suspended for allegedly sleeping with wife of another priest.

The suspension of Rufus because the Diocesan Bishop of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) of Ekiti West, was conveyed in a letter dated December eleventh, 2020 and signed by the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba.

It was gathered that Rufus was allegedly caught with the wife of a priest underneath his employment and care, and has admitted the incorrect doing.

The Bishop’s suspension entails, not partaking in any church exercise till after one 12 months.

The letter reads,

“Advent greetings within the treasured title of our LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ. We write with a deep sense of concern and ache to droop you from workplace because the Diocesan Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Ekiti West.

“This is sequel to your conduct giving simply trigger for scandal and abhorrent sexual behaviour with the wife of a priest underneath your employment and care. These info have been admitted by you in a gathering in our workplace held on Thursday December 10, 2020.

“By this suspension, you aren’t to partake in any exercise of the Diocese because the Diocesan Bishop for a interval of one (1) 12 months efficient from the date of this letter. Please report and handover to your Archbishop and for additional non secular steering.

“It is our prayer that you will use the period to seek the face of God as we join in upholding you in prayers. The supervision of the Diocese of Ekiti is hereby devolved upon us the Primate of All Nigeria. The LORD be with you.”

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