Jehovah Sharp Sharp Archbishop released after arrest for violating lockdown order

Jehovah Sharp Sharp Archbishop released after arrest for violating lockdown order

Following the arraignment of Archbishop Samson Mustapha Benjamin for violating the lockdown order in Lagos state by leading a protest to the Chinese embassy, the presiding cleric of Resurrection Praise Chapel a.k.a. "Jehovah Sharp-Sharp" has been released after perfecting his bail conditions.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that the General Overseer of Resurrection Praise Ministries for Africa also known as Jehovah Sharp Sharp identified as Archbishop Samson Benjamin will be arraigned by the Lagos State Government today (Wednesday) for violating its lockdown order.

According to report, he was subsequently arraigned in court on charges of "failure to stay at home contrary to COVID-19 Regulations' and "conduct likely to cause breach of peace".

Archbishop Benjamin who pleaded not guilty to the charges was granted a N1million bail and also remanded pending fulfilment of the terms.

His co-defendants, Jerry Abel and Johnson Benjamin (1st and 3rd defendants respectively) were each granted N500,000 bail.

The cleric has now been freed after perfecting his bail conditions.

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