Sun. Sep 25th, 2022

Celestial Church Prophet Re-arraigned For Duping Couple Of N70m

Celestial Church Prophet Re-arraigned For Duping Couple Of N70m

Police from the Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Ikoyi, Lagos, has re-arraigned a Celestial Church Prophet, Mr Oladele Olufemi Ayoola, on a four count  charge of obtaining the sum of N70 million, under false pretence, forgery and false information. 

PSFU in a charge numbered FHC/L/243C/2017, alleged that the defendant, Oladele Olufemi Ayoola, was 45 years old, when he committed the offences between 2008 and December, 2016 in Lagos, Lagos State, Sango-Otta, Ogun State and Ekiti State respectively.

He was alleged to have with an intent to defraud, obtained by false pretence more than N70 million, from Abbey N Becky Enterprises, Property of Nichole Integrated Investment Limited represented by Peter Imafidon Omokaro  and Catherine N Omokaro.

The defendant was said to have obtained the money by cash and through his Sterling Bank Plc account number: 0011999499 under the pretence that he is a spiritualist, soothsayer, who is capable of preventing all types of spiritual and physical attacks and sicknesses.


 The defendant was also alleged to have  forget Abbey N Becky Enterpeises identity card with intent that it may in any way be acted upon as genuine by any one that he is a Director in Abbey N Becky Enterprises, which was to prejudice of Nichole Integrated Investment Limited represented by Peter Imafidon Omokaro and Catherine N. Omokaro.

The defendant was further accused to have falsely accused Peter Imafidon Omokaro of having the power of witchcraft and told his wife, Mojisola Omokaro, Catherine N. Omokaro and his children that Peter Imafidon Omokaro was responsible for his wife’s sickness and that he wanted to use the wife and children for money rituals

At the resumed hearing of the matter on Tuesday, Mr. Nosa Uhumwangho, told the court presided over by Justice Abimbola Awogboro, that he has a four count ammended charge before the court and pleaded that the charge to be read to the defendant so that he can take his plea. 

Following the reading of the charge, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the four count.

Consequent upon his not guilty plea, the prosecutor, Nosa Uhumwangho told the court that he has one of his witnesses in court and that he is ready to go on with the trial. But due to busy schedule of the court, the matter was adjourned till February 17, 2022.

Charges against the defendant read: “thatyou Oladele Olufemi Ayoola ‘m’, betyeen 2008 ahd December, 2016 in Lagos, Lagos State, Sango—Otta, Ogun State and Ekiti State within the jurisdiction of the honorable court with intent to defraud did obtain by false pretence more than N70,000,000.00 (Seventy Million Naira only) from Abbey N Becky Enterprises, property of Nichole Integrated Investment Limited represented by Peter Imafidon Omokaro ‘m’ and Catherine N Omokaro ‘f’ by cash and through your Sterling Bank Plc account no. 0011999499 under the pretence that you are a spiritualist, suit payer and capable of preventing all types of spiritual and physical attacks and sicknesses and thereby committed an offence punishable under section of the Advance Fee Fraud:and Other Related Offences Act, 2006 
 “That you Oladele Olufemi Ayoola ‘m’ on the same dates and places within the jurisdiction of the honourable court did forge Abbey N Becky Enterpeises identity card with intent that it may in any way be acted upon  as genuine by any one that you are a Director in Abbey N Becky Enterprises to the prejudice of Nichole Integrated Investment Limited represented by Peter Imafidon Omokaro ‘m’ and Catherine N. Omokaro ‘f’ and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 2(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Cap M17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. 

“That you Oladele Olufemi Ayoola ‘m’ on the same dates and places within the jurisdiction of the honourable court with the purpose of obtaining employment in Abbey N Becky Enterprises being financed by Nichole Integrated Investment Limited represented by Peter [mafidon Omokaro ‘im’ did parade yourself as a Director of Abbey N. Becky Enterprises and hereby committed an offence punishable under section 488 of the Criminal Code Cap C38 LFN 2004 (As Amended). 

 “That you Oladele Olufemi Ayoola ‘m’ on the same dates and places within the jurisdiction of the honourable court did falsely accuse Peter Imafidon Omokaro ‘m’ of having the power of witchcraft by telling the wife, Mojisola Omokaro ‘f, Catherine N. Omokaro ‘P and other of his children that Peter Imafidon Omokaro ‘im’ was responsible for the wife’s sickness and that he wanted to use the wife and children for money rituals and thereby committed an offence punishable under section 210 (b) of the Criminal Cade Cap C38 LFN 2004 (As Amended)”.