Moses Bliss Breaks Silence Days After Criticism Over Warm Embrace With Ekene Umenwa

Moses Bliss Breaks Silence Days After Criticism Over Warm Embrace With Ekene Umenwa

  • Nigerian gospel singer Moses Bliss sparked another round of reactions online following a controversial moment at actress Ekene Umenwa's wedding
  • The movie star and the music evangelist made headlines for the warm hug they shared at her wedding
  • Sharing adorable pictures of himself on the pulpit, Moses made a brief statement that sparked further reactions
  • In a chat with, one of Moses Bliss's online fans, Princess Rosy, shared her sentiments on the controversial moment between the singer and the movie star

Popular Nigerian gospel singer Moses Bliss has ignored the tonnes of criticism following his warm embrace with actress Ekene Umenwa at her wedding. reported that Umenwa and the gospel artist made headlines when she helplessly kneeled and gave him a tight hug during his performance at her wedding.

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Moses Bliss shares photos after backlash from Ekene Umenwa's wedding
Moses Bliss drops brief statement after backlash from Ekene Umenwa's wedding. Credit: @mosesbliss, @ekene_umenwa
Source: Instagram

Moses Bliss recently took to Instagram to make a brief statement while sharing stunning pictures of himself in a church service.

He wrote:

"Lord, my life is for your glory."

See his post below:

Moses Bliss' post sparks reactions online compiled the comments below:


"Anointed one."


"Our Leader and President."


"Love you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ekene nor even hug you welll! Mtshewwwwww."






"When Grace follows a man it is evident in the fruits birthed. You are indeed the Graced One."


"IF NO BE GOD !!!"


"God is using you for his glory more grace my brother I celebrate you."


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"See my future husband have been trending online since. You people should leave my Moses Bliss for me."


"@mosesbliss Love you so much sir ❤️ Ekene did nothing wrong sir and you did absolutely nothing wrong.. i believe we all know it’s a good thing to give honour to who honour is due to @mosesbliss believe Me anyone who honours you honoured God!"

Ekene didn't do anything wrong - Princess Rosy

In an exclusive chat with, one of Moses Bliss's online fans, Princess Rosy, supported Ekene and her actions.

She said Moses Bliss is a minister and should be honoured.

"I don't really see anything wrong in what Ekene did; I would even do more than what she did if I was in her shoes.
"As a gospel singer, you are also a minister; when some gospel singers sing, healing will start taking place. They don't have to be a pastor or prophetess before you honour them.

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"Ekene is well-mannered and cultured. She respects the grace over his life. Honestly, I don't think what she did was disrespectful to her husband. Moses Bliss is not an ordinary minister. Is it because he doesn't have a church of his own?
"Honestly, I hate when people drag people for being themselves."

Father Ugwu and Ekene Umenwa's bestie 'fight' online

Reverend Father Kelvin Ugwu attacked Deacon Famous, actress Ekene Umenwa's 'bestie' and wedding reception MC, after sharing his opinion on the embrace by the singer and actress.

Deacon Famous had asked Father Ugwu to stay off social media and focus on God after he criticised Moses Bliss for failing to call the bride to order.

Famous said Father Ugwu ignored the wedding altar and focused on the issue.


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