SWITZERLAND, OCTOBER 07 – The Foursquare Gospel Church has responded to the video released by the BBC, in which Dr Boniface Igbenoghu , a pastor of the church and lecturer in the University of Lagos is seen sexually harassing a supposed student who was actually an undercover reporter investigating sexual harassment in the University.
In a statement released on Monday afternoon, the church dissociated itself from the actions of Dr Boniface and announced that he has been asked to step down from ministerial duties in the church.
Read full statement below:
The attention of the leadership of The Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria has been drawn to a video clip trending on social media platforms titled “Sex for grades: Undercover in West Africa Universities- BBC News”
Wherein a lecturer in University of Lagos names Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu also described as a pastor in Foursquare Gospel Church was allegedly involved in sexual misconduct with some female students of the university.
The general public is hereby informed that as a holiness and Bible-believing Church, we do not condone such heinous and unscriptural act among our ministers.
We totally dissociate ourselves from the purported conduct of Dr. Igbenoghu and promise to take appropriate measure as soon as the ongoing investigation is concluded.
Meanwhile, the pastor in question has been asked to step down from all ministerial assignments. Thank you all.
Rev. Ikechukwu Ugbaja