February 08, 2021
One of the Living Faith Church also known as Winners Chapel pastor that was founded by Bishop David Oyedepo has been sentenced to three years imprisonment in lagos state for stealing a huge sum of $90,000 and N4.5m belonging to the registered trustees of the church.
Pastor Afolabi Samuel who was found guilty of two counts of conspiracy and stealing by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) was arraigned along with the treasurer of the church and an accountant before Justice Mojisola Dada.
According to reports from EFCC, Pastor Afolabi Samuel conspired with one of the Covenant University staff named Blessing Kolawole, to extort the money and turned it into their personal use.
However, following the Criminal Law of Lagos State No. 11, 2011, under sections 278, 285 and 490, Justice Dada found Afolabi Samuel guilty of the accusations.
News Source: SAHARAREPORTERS
What can you say about this? Should pastors be seen in this type of disgracing situations. Let hear your point of view on this.
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