ANITA Odegwa Oyakhilome and Chris Oyakhilome, flamboyant pastor and founder of Christ Embassy Church have now finally gone their separate ways, with a seal of a family court in the United Kingdom. The court in High Holborn, London, granted Anita’s divorce wishes based on the unreasonable behaviour and marital infidelity of her former husband, Chris.
Anita’s lawyers, Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors, announced the break up on their website thus: “We have been requested by Anita Oyakhilome to confirm that on February 8, 2016 a decree absolute was pronounced in the High Court of Justice Principal Registry of the Family Division dissolving her marriage to Christian Onehirokpeana Oyakhilome. Anita Oyakhilome would like to confirm that she is no longer involved in or part of Christ Embassy AKA Believers Loveworld Inc.”
Anita filed the divorce on April 9, 2014 on the grounds of “adultery” and “unreasonable behaviours”. After months of keeping the matter out of public domain, news of the crack in their relationship came to public consciousness on August 29, 2014.The couple’s marriage, two decades ago, produced two teenage daughters, Sharon and Charlyn.