The Ekiti State Diocese of the Anglican Church has suspended its presiding Bishop, Victor Adepoju over alleged sexual scandal with the wife of a priest in the same diocese.
The diocese is in Ekiti West region of the state.
According to the suspension letter; Bishop Adepoju allegedly “admitted to abhorrent sexual behaviour with the wife of a priest under his care.”
This confession was made by the Ekiti Bishop in a meeting held by the church’s stakeholders to resolve the scandal.
Excerpt from the letter reads; “We write with a deep sense of pain and concern to suspend you from office as the Diocesean Bishop of the Ekiti West Diocese.
“This is sequel to your abhorrent sexual behaviour with the wife of a priest under your care.
“These facts were admitted by you in a meeting held in our office.
“By this suspension, you are not to partake in any activity of the Diocese as the Bishop for a period of one year.”
Bishop Adepoju is yet to comment on the suspension.