A Bayelsa State-based pastor, Apostle Kingsley of God is Able Mega Fire Ministry, was yesterday arraigned in a magistrate court sitting in Yenagoa for allegedly obtaining a Toyota SUV and N20,000 under false pretence from a member of his church.
The pastor was said to have collected the vehicle and the alleged sum under false pretence of praying for financial breakthrough for the unsuspecting member. He was arraigned by the police, through its counsel, I. Amakiri in a three-count charge of obtaining by tricks and conspiracy.
The victim and complainant, Saiyou Seiefa Jones, who narrated his ordeal to The Guardian, said his journey started when he was invited to the church by a friend in September 9, 2017. On getting to the church, he said a visiting pastor that came for the programme convinced him to give the sum of N20,000 and the SUV in exchange for spiritual breakthrough. Read more