5 Popular Nigerian Pastors Who Ended Up With Failed Marriages
Nigeria is a very religious country and more than anything else we have a good number of powerful men of God.
This powerful men of God, although very powerful are not without flaws and they have at some point made mistakes or experienced mistakes with their marriages and had a need to end it.
Scripture definitely communicates that marriage is a lifelong commitment. Jesus described the relationship between husband and wife this way in Matthew 19:6: “They are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate”.
Without further ado, we take a look at some men of God who have divorced their wives or vice-versa.
1. Chris Oyakhilome
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder and Reverend of Loveworld Ministry popularly known as Christ Embassy. A popular man of God and his former wife, Anita Oyakhilome divorced Chris Oyakhilome after 22 years of marriage after she filed for a divorce in London England over alleged infidelity.
2. Chris Okotie
Reverend Chris Okotie is another powerful man and stylish man of God who’s the founder of Household of God church.The glamorous pastor divorced his former wife, Stephanie Henshaw in 2012 after they were married for four years over irreconcilable differences between both of them
3. Chris Okafor
Pastor Chris Okafor, founder of Mountain of Liberation and Miracle ministry is another man of God with a failed marriage.In 2012, his former wife who’s the mother of their four children left their home and hasn’t returned to it since.later in 2014, she accused him of assault and even shared photos of where she claimed to have allegedly been beaten by the man of God.
4. Pastor Ituah Ighodalo
Pastor Ituah Ighodalo was one of the renowned provincial pastors of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).He was asked to leave the church for remarrying another woman right after he got divorced from his former wife.
5. Pastor Joshua Iginla
Abuja-based pastor, Joshua Iginla is the Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly sometimes in 2019 made a hilarious confession when he revealed that himself and his wife Yemisi, both had children out of wedlock. They have since gotten divorced.