Pastor Ezekiel speaks moments after release.
Pastor Ezekiel speaks moments after release; This comes after he was granted a 1.5 Million bail or an alternative 3 million bond.
He thanked his loyal followers for putting him in prayers while he was behind bars until now that God has allowed his release.
This he spoke on Thursday outside Shanzu Law Courts he maintained that he couldn’t be more grateful for the support his followers have offered him throughout.
He further welcomed them for a thanksgiving service, this Sunday at his new-life church.
He stated,”Na mimi nasema asante. Tuwe na ibada jumapili… Tutoe ibada ya shukrani.”
“May the Lord of the heavens bless you. I can’t say how but each of you in His own way,” he added.
On their request, the Preacher prayed for the crowd that has gathered to warmly welcome him back home.
“Jumapili ijayo iwe ni Jumapili iliyoojaa nyota,” he maintained
The televangelist had applied for reopening of his New life church, which was closed down by the police upon his arrest.
Pastor Ezekiel accused the stated of trying to frustrate his ministry and denying his followers the freedom of worship.
He further asked the state to stop the freeze on his accounts which are used to run his ministry, and also complained of the suspension of his TV station.
He stated,”Unless this court intervenes, the respondents will continue issuing illegal directives to not only frustrate the applicant herein but also threaten the very existence of New Life Prayer Center and Church and the projects currently underway.”
“Though the allegations against the applicant are unsubstantiated, scandalous and untrue, there has been an increasing extra-judicial interference by the respondents who currently threaten to freeze the church bank accounts, and to unreasonably deny the applicant and his congregation his freedom to religion as decreed under the Constitution,” the court papers read.