Church burnt down as teacher marries own sister in Anambra

Church burnt down as teacher marries own sister in Anambra. The angry youth have burnt down the church that conducted marriage ceremony of Anambra teacher who marry his own sister. The youth who saw the act as an abomination stormed the church and burnt it. Mr Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe who is a Mathematic teacher in a secondary school in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State married his own sister claiming that God told him to do so.

The church Dwelling Fullness of God Church, Agba where Chiadikobi Ezeibekwe elder brother is a priest conducted the wedding. Chijioke Ezeibekwe conducted the wedding joining his brother and sister together as husband and wife.

Church burnt down as teacher marries own sister in Anambra

The youth of the village had set ablaze the church, Dwelling Fullness of God Church, where the wedding was conducted. Ezeibekwe said he did not pay any bride price to anybody in respect of the marriage.

“I don’t feel guilty. I don’t feel ashamed. I don’t feel intimidated in any way. Only God can stop us,” he said. I had a revelation where God told him to marry his sibling. He quoted Bible passages in Deuteronomy to illustrate that siblings could marry each other. He said, “One advantage of doing this is that it discourages divorce. It also retains family values and norms.”

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