‘PNP Pastor’, Michael Harvey Sacked

The Administrative Council of the Northern Caribbean University, NCU have sacked Dr. Michael Harvey as the school’s Pastor, over his public endorsement of the People’s National Party at a mass rally in Half Way Tree, St. Andrew on January 31.

Harvey’s controversial call for Jamaicans to vote for the PNP was condemned by NCU and the leadership of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

The church argued that Pastor Harvey’s endorsement of the PNP contravened its policy on the separation of church and state.

In a letter to Pastor Harvey, sent yesterday, NCU’s President, Dr Trevor Gardner, says his administration was taking action against him as recommenced by the University Council.

Nationwide News has obtained a copy of the correspondence. Dr. Gardner says the office of Pastor will be re-assigned as of March 2.

He’s asked Dr. Harvey to write a letter, apologizing to the NCU administration. Dr. Gardner has asked Pastor Harvey to dispatch that letter by noon tomorrow.

Efforts to contact Dr. Gardner and Pastor Pastor Harvey were unsuccessful.

When we contacted the President of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown, he said he did not want to have any discussion regarding Pastor Harvey.

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Jevon is a Reporter/Producer/Presenter with NNN. He holds a BA in Mass Communication (Journalism: emphasis) from Northern Caribbean University (NCU).