Nigerian Family Facing Deportation from Canada

There is something seriously wrong with the leadership in our nation if a real refugee who has a legitimate fear for her life and that of her children. We must pray and act to defend the life of real refugees. While the shallow words and actions of politicians, entertainers, “journalists” and activists ring hollow we must get on our knees and repent on behalf of our nation and those who persecute the the vulnerable. Christians are the most persecuted group on the plane especially in Africa and the Middle East.

Please pray for and support this family and the millions like them around the world. Likewise please pray for their persecutors and all who desperately need to know the love of Jesus Christ.

“If they catch me and torture me, who will take responsibility for my children? Who will take responsibility for this?” are questions that supporters of Morufat Ogunkoya’s family say that Canadian Immigration need to answer

The Ogunkoya family has recently received a deportation order after two appeals for refugee status have been rejected. A meeting was held last Thursday at the Welland’s Rose City Kids, a non-profit youth organization, to support the family.

Fleeing what she asserted was religious persecution in Nigeria, Morufat arrived in Canada in Quebec in January 2018 with her three children, Victor, 16; Hephzibah, 14; and Rejoice, 10. Morufat said after an argument with her husband about where to emigrate, he went to the U.S. However, considering U.S. President Donald Trump’s highly publicized stance on refugees claimants, Morufat was afraid to move there with her children and chose Canada.

Although she was born into a strong Muslim-faith family, Morufat was introduced to Christianity and converted in 1994. She later became an ordained minister. She claims her father has strong ties to Muslim clerics and the extremist group, Boko Haram, which is similar in ideology to ISIS in Nigeria. He forbade her to become a Christian and has since threatened her life and the lives of her family members, said Morufat.
“He has declared a fatwa on me,” she said, a decree allowing