The CLC’s first resident missionary arrived in Nigeria to take up the work. Pastor David Koenig, his wife and five children located at Efa Anyam, Etinan, Cross River State. The congregations and preaching stations numbering 12 were visited. Meeting after meeting was held concerning the split. In early 1987 the Ibeno group was clearly no longer with the NCLC. Meetings were held with Patrick Udo to determine his sincerity in serving in the NCLC.