No PVC, no communion, Uma Ukpai tells congregation


Rev. Uma Ukpai of Victory Cathedral Fellowship Center, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on Thursday announced that the church would stop communion for members who had not collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

Mr. Ukpai made the announcement during a church service in Uyo and said that it was unpatriotic for any Nigerian eligible voter not to participate in the electoral process.

He called on Nigerians to use the opportunity provided by the rescheduling of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to collect their PVCs to enable them chose their leaders through the polls.

He said, “The 2015 general election is too important for a Nigerian of voting age not to participate in electing their political leaders for the next four years.

‘’If you are a true member of this fellowship and you have not collected your PVC, know that you will not partake in our communion service.

‘’We must take this election serious because we must rise up and protect our future.”

The clergyman urged politicians to eschew violence during electioneering.



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  • tundemash

    Jona’s N7bn to CAN is working !

    Compromised Pastor talking nonsense. Clearly this fake pastor is filled up with something clearly different from holy spirit. The next thing will be to tell his mumu conhregation whom to vote for.

    • dd

      So if pastor ask his member to collect PVC is automatically PDP pastor right? Why is APC so fearful of PVC?

      • Omoagunmate

        We know who has been dishing out N2b bribe to so called pastors nao, so what are you talking about. It doesn’t take a genius to guess that one right.

      • tundemash

        f00l, a pastor threatening not to give a communion to church members because of PVC is right ?
        And in your warped mind, I need to be APC to query a clearly comprised pastor? Quit whatever they gove u to smoke at the amnesty camp, it’s frying your brain !

    • taiwo

      all blasphemers will burn in hell

      • tundemash

        Amen including those referring to Jona and Hippo as Jesus or what blasphemy is worse than that, creek rat using fake name ?

    • Otile

      Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. Abubakar tundemash If you as devout Muslim can talk about the Holy Spirit, I as a Christian can greet you in your koraic language. Again, ore mi salaam. The thing that bothers me in your other comments is the series of blasphemy you uttered.

      However, I give you credit for recognizing that there exists the Holy Spirit. You have proved that with good arrangement the devil can see God.

      • tundemash

        Otile Shekau,

        Whoever has been mixing the ogogoro for you guys at the creek is clearly mixing something else with it or what else could be making you mistaking me for your terrorist brother Mujahideen Asari Dokubo ?

        By the grace of God, you smelly rat will go down with Dumbo on March 28th !

        • Otile

          Abubakar tundemash, I was giving you your due complements, why are you calling me names?

          Again, I am glad that you said by the grace of God, not swearing by the Qu-ran to hurt us. Keep on, you may be saved.

          • tundemash

            Otile Shekau ,

            calling u names ? Is there any crime in calling a pig a pig ?

  • King Carlos

    Haba! No be by force na… it can be done through persuasion.

  • Ette

    These servants of mammon can do anything to justify receipt of N7b. Qualification for participation in holy communion is being born again and living Christlike life. If Jesus was around He would have used whip on this man and his congregation and drove them out and threw away what they call holy communion. What is holy in PVC. Paul has described these set of posters as those whose god is their belly, their glory is in their shame and they mind earth,y things, hence their end is destruction because they are enemies of the cross of Christ.(Philipians 4:18-19).

  • Dazmillion

    What is the connection between communion and PVC?

  • Arabakpura

    Master preacher, you have started going against the teachings of the Holy book. The only reason why one cannot have communion is if one is not a communicant and not because one is not in possession of the PVC. Pastor, please beware unless you are not worshipping Christ.

  • Enemona

    The magic 7bn can perform, turning century old practice over its head. Well done sir!