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Ex-CAN president Ayo Oritsejafor’s marriage crashes over infidelity, fraud

The Pentecostal preacher became vexed with his wife over allegations of infidelity and fraud, The Gazette learnt.

• December 8, 2022
Ayo Oritsejafor, a former president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and his wife Helen
Ayo Oritsejafor, a former president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and his wife Helen

The marriage between Ayo Oritsejafor, a former president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and his wife Helen, has hit the rocks after 25 years, many sources are reporting.

Peoples Gazette gathered that the crash follows years of misunderstanding between the couple.

The Pentecostal preacher became vexed with his wife over allegations of infidelity and fraud, The Gazette learnt.

It is gathered that among the major disagreements between the duo was the taking over the ownership of Eagle Flight Micro-Finance Bank by Mrs Oritsejafor. An action which her husband detested, as the bank belonged to the church which they presided over. 

In 2020, Mrs Oritsejafor accused her husband of plotting to kill her.

Mr Oritsejafor is the founding and senior pastor of Word of Life Bible Church, located in Warri, Delta State. 

He got married to Helen in 1997, 13 months after the death of his late wife, Stella, with whom he founded the World of Life Bible Church on November 15, 1987.

The fiery preacher was elected president of the Christian Association of Nigeria in 2010 after his five years reign as president of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria.

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