Mbaka Summoned to Abuja by DSS
EMERGENCY DIGEST- The Department of State Services (DSS) has reportedly summoned Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of the Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN).
The Catholic priest said on Sunday that some DSS operatives were at his residence in Enugu state to drop a letter inviting him to Abuja.
However, efforts made to immediately confirm the contents of the letter was not successful as Peter Afunanya, DSS spokesman, has been contacted for comment but could not be reached.
The purported summon came weeks after the priest clashed with the presidency over his call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment.
He had said Buhari should resign or be impeached after accusing him of bad governance.
During his sermon on Sunday, Mbaka said those at his house did not collect the letter from the DSS operatives.
He said: “I celebrated mass with some of the leaders of the ministry. By Thursday morning, I got a call from where I was, that the DSS people from Abuja came to the gate, and they came with a letter of invitation to Abuja. Over what? What I cannot understand is that the mother church in Nigeria should be “cowed down” to lilliputians.
“All these are attempts to dumbfound the priests of God. All the priests could be dumbfounded but no prophet should be dumbfounded. The Bible says if the foundation is destroyed, what can the righteous do.
“I heard the security people did not accept the letter. I said they could have received the letter. They told them Father is coming back to celebrate mass on Sunday, and they can come on Monday to give me the letter. If they know that the anointing flowing from this ground is too hot for them to handle, let them change.
“Look at the millions of youth moving about jobless, and you call us father. Should the father be comfortable when the children are suffering? What kind of father is that?”
The cleric added that he is “busy winning souls” for God and that the DSS does not “understand history”.
After Mbaka asked Buhari to resign or be impeached, DSS released a statement condemning “the unsavoury statements by misguided elements who have continued to threaten the government.”