Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor divorces wife after 25 years of marriage


Former president of the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor, and his wife Helen have reportedly separated after 25 years of marriage.

The popular Pentecostal pastor parted ways with his wife over a protracted and bitter misunderstanding.

This was disclosed by the Niger Delta-based self-styled ‘Bishop of Godism’, Ufuoma Bernard.

According to Bernard, Helen in a WhatsApp message earlier in 2022 accused the estranged husband of wanting her dead.

She reportedly moved out of the matrimonial home and relocated to Britain with the kids.

Bernard said Pastor Oritsejafor has also moved back to the house after abandoning it for almost a year.

Oritsejafor is the founding and Senior Pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri, Delta State.

He became the national president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) on 7 February 2005, a position he held for five years.

In July 2010, Oritsejafor was elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the apex body of all Christians in the country. In doing so he became the first Pentecostal leader to hold the position.