Pastor Chris Oyakhilome
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Christ Embassy Church in Ghana is currently being investigated by the Police for allegedly holding a crowded event, violating the COVID-19 guidelines in the country.
On April 30, 2021, thousands of enthusiastic church members gathered at the Fantasy Dome for a programme organized by Christ Embassy dubbed “Pneumatic Night”.
Videos shared online showed that the venue was filled to the brim.
In a statement released by the Ghana Police Service, the church was accused of not adhering to the COVID-19 protocols and breaching the threshold of the number of people who could gather for a church event at a place.
While the Fantasy Dome has been closed down, the church may be prosecuted if found guilty after a police investigation.
The statement read;
“NEWS RELEASE: Christ Embassy Youth Church “Pneumatic Night”. The Police is investigating an alleged gathering by the Christ Embassy Church at Trade Fair Centre Accra on Friday, April 30, 2021, in flagrant disregard of COVID-19 protocols putting the entire country at risk of spreading COVID-19. The Police did not provide security for the said event and warns that those who breached the law will face consequences.”