In Summary
  • Atheists in Kenya leader Harrison Mumia wants Quakers Church to issue him with a renunciation certificate.
  • Mr Mumia claims he was baptised, when he was a young boy, without consent.

Harrison Mumia, who renounced the Christian faith in the early 2000s to become an atheist, wants his childhood church to revoke his baptism.

The Atheists in Kenya (AIK) President in a letter to Quakers Church in Kakamega seeks to rid himself of ties to religion.

“I would like to formally renounce my baptism and membership in the Quakers Church, Kenya,” Mr Mumia’s says in his letter dated October 17.

Mr Mumia claims he was baptised, when he was a young boy, without consent and wants to be issued with a renunciation certificate signed by a senior member of the Quakers Church “as a confirmation that my request has been accepted.”

“I was baptised at the Quakers Church at Makhokho Secondary School, Kakamega County during my pre-teen years without my consent,” he laments.

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