Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry in Enugu, has claimed that the authorities of the Enugu Catholic Diocese were behind his two-day ordeal.
The cleric was reported missing and it led to serious protests in Enugu on Wednesday.
Mbaka after he resurfaced, addressed his parishioners at the Adoration ground in Umuchigbo Nike, Enugu.
It was there he revealed he was summoned by the Bishop from where he was kept incommunicado.
He said the plan was to keep him for 30 days.
He said a lot of issues were presented against him after which the Church leadership, led by Bishop Calistus Onaga told him that he would remain indoors for one month, a period that would allow him pray and meditate over his activities.
The priest said he requested to be allowed the opportunity to come and address his parishioners after which he would shut down, “but they said No. I also begged them to allow me send another priest to come and celebrate mass for you today, they said No.”
He said Bishop Onaga upon seeing the protest over his predicament allowed him to go.
Mbaka said one of things presented against him was that he blessed Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
“Are you the owner of my mouth? You can’t tell me who to bless? If you are not happy that I blessed someone, you have your own mouth, you can curse the person,” he declared.