Ms. Ukpabio is known for her campaign against “child witches.”
Nollywood actress turned preacher, Helen Ukpabio, may be deported and banned from the United Kingdom for her sermons which have been deemed harmful to youngsters and the public, the U.K. Daily Mail has reported.
According to U.K. Daily Mail, posters advertising one of Ms. Ukpabio’s most recent talks claims to offer help to people who are under ‘witchcraft attack, ancestral spirit attack or mermaid spirit attack’ and claims to help ‘disconnect’ them.
The Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network, WHRIN, the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and the International Humanist and Ethical Union, IHEU, have reportedly lodged a complaint to the Home Secretary, asking for the deportation of Ms. Ukpabio, under the U.K. Immigration Act 1971. The groups stated that Ms. Ukpabio’s presence in the U.K. was not conducive to the public good, the Daily Mail reported.
“Whilst the Government has moved swiftly to block entry to the UK for Islamic preachers whose presence are considered as harmful to the public good, there have been no cases of Christian pastors facing such measures,” the Daily Mail said.
Ms. Ukpabio, a born-again Christian Pentecostal preacher, founded the controversial African Evangelical franchise Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries in Nigeria, infamous for its campaign against child witches.