Cleric Arrested For Allegedly Giving False Prophecy Against Gov. Okorocha

Cleric Arrested For Allegedly Giving False Prophecy Against Gov. Okorocha Surge Zirc
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A pastor in the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Chukwuma Okezuo, have been arrested by operatives of the Imo State police Command for allegedly giving prophecies against the state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, during a church service.

Mr. Andrew Enwerem, the state Police Public Relations Officer, while parading the cleric before newsmen on Tuesday, accused him of prophesying against the Imo state governor during a church service in the Uratta area of Owerri.

According to the PPRO, the cleric had in his prophecy accused Governor Okorocha of recruiting young boys in the state with the sole aim of kidnapping children between zero and ten years for ritual purposes.

The police spokesperson said “The pastor prophesied that Governor Okorocha was allegedly engaging in the ritual exercises towards the 2019 governorship election in the state.

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“I parade before you one acclaimed pastor, Chukwuma Okezuo, of Assemblies of God Church. He was arrested during a church service last Sunday at Owaelu Urratta over false prophecies against the person of the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha.

“The suspect, while on the pulpit, made false prophecies against the governor that he was recruiting young boys to be kidnapping children between zero and 10 years for ritual purposes.

“He falsely prophesied that the governor was engaging in the ritual purposes with the sole aim of winning the 2019 governorship election and therefore asked the congregation to pray.

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“This false prophecy, by this acclaimed pastor, is very malicious and capable of causing rancour, panic, anxiety and disintegrating the state. The Imo State Police Command, under the leadership of Commissioner of Police, Mr Dasuki Galandanchi, will not watch the people jeopardise the peace of the state.

“Religious leaders should be mindful of the things they say. We will charge the suspect to court for legal action,” he said.

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