The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has described the newly introduced marriage certificate law for Christians by the Federal Government as outrageous and unacceptable. National President of PFN, Rev. (Dr.) Felix Omobude, in a statement issued in Benin City at the weekend, cautioned against what he termed anti-Christian law on the Church in Nigeria by the Ministry of Interior.
The Federal Government through the Ministry of Interior recently announced a compulsory N30,000 licence charge for Christian worship centres to conduct marriages in Churches and N21,000 for each marriage certificate. Omobude, who added that the policy was not only exploitative but an attempt to commercialise Christian marriages in the country, said the PFN would use all legitimate means to make the Federal Government to rescind on the new marriage certificate law. Read more