Ex-Uyo Catholic priest takes a wife, weds in March

By Editor on 25/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 662

Patrick Edet
Patrick Edet

Chances of Patrick Edet, the Catholic Church priest, who renounced his ordination, recanting his action appears to be over completely, following his decision to take a wife, a no-go area for all priests of the faith, who mandatorily swear to the oath of celibacy.

Edet, who, before his resignation in July 2017, held a regular programme on radio to promote the faith, used the same medium to announce his resignation, last year, but has since taking up his evangelical duties through his own church, the Grace Family.

Ordained in 2006, Edet spent 11 years in the Catholic priesthood before finally pulling off his suntan for his own solo affair.

PREMIUM TIMES reports that Edet has fixed March 17 as his wedding date, quoting a friend, who it said, informed the cleric broke the news in the church, about his planned wedding, on Tuesday.

“They (are) have engaged already. The name of the bride-to-be is Inyene, said to be from Itam in Itu Local Government Area of the state. She was teaching in a private nursery/primary school along Oron Road, Uyo, before the priest withdrew her from work, this newspaper learnt.

Information about Mr. Edet’s engagement has once again put him in the spotlight, especially in Akwa Ibom where he comes from.

“I really think we should learn to mind our business. Someone freely left the priesthood in order ‘to be free’; he now freely chooses a wife-to-be, what’s your business? He is not a priest anymore!” a Catholic priest, Patrick Udotai, wrote on Facebook, Thursday.

“I have been fuming about people trying to make news out of no news. Let the guy live his life for God’s sake,” another Catholic priest, Justin Udomah, commented on Mr. Udotai’s post.

“He loves publicity. He created a superstar image for himself. He cannot enjoy any private life because he opted for it. I pray for him and those he is deceiving,” another Catholic priest, Richard Edet, commented.

 

Posted 25/02/2018 3:38:39 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Gov. Ugwuanyi has united political leaders in Enugu,...

My administration was not corrupt – Gowon

Dino Melaye granted N10m bail in Lokoja

Group hails FG for directing police to mop-up...

Herdsmen: Danjuma right on call for self-defence –...

PDP rejects Ekiti election, says it’s daylight robbery...

Nigerian youths are doing well – Osinbajo corrects...

Killings: FG to rehabilitate destroyed Communities with N10bn...

Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, Jonathan, others to be arrested...

Dasuki won’t be released despite bails, he caused...

Buhari has destroyed Nigeria in three years -...

Ikeoha Foundation Scholarship Awards hold today at Udi...

 

Latest News Skewed Primaries: APGA’ll suffer repercussions, says Ojukwu’s widow EFCC grills Fayose, asks ex-gov to return N1.3bn 2019: Secondus, Falae, Oyinlola, others meet on consensus presidential candidate What we did to save aid worker from Boko Haram execution --FG 2019: INEC insists APC won’t be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara I’ll be at EFCC today with my bedclothes, pillowcase – Fayose Osisioma pipeline explosion death toll hits 200 2019: PDP appoints Saraki as DG, presidential campaign Kayode Fayemi takes over, says Ekiti economy crashing Fayose: Ozekhome, supporters besiege EFCC Enugu APC confirms Sen Ayogu Eze as gov candidate Presidency ordered EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely – PDP alleges

 

Most Read NAFDAC eases processes, cost of registering products for MSMEs (6,851 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (5,293 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (5,097 views) IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG (4,569 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (4,480 views) Ex-governor Adebayo, Keyamo, Arise, others get board appointments (3,734 views) Nigeria ripe for Restructuring Now – Nwodo in Chatham House (3,462 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (3,452 views) Anambra: INEC releases 37 candidates for Nov poll (3,413 views) Buhari has disappointed Nigerians – Arewa Youth Forum (3,404 views) Quit notice: Kaduna Govt obtains bench warrant against Northern youths (3,391 views) Prince Arthur Eze canvasses support for Buhari, Ugwuanyi (3,346 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (501) EDITORIAL (6) POLITICS (365) SOCIETY (104) SPORTS (12) BUSINESS (211) HEALTH (16) EDUCATION (15) INTERNATIONAL (30) ENTERTAINMENT (7) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (0) OPINION (8)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands