Osun: Evangelist Allegedly Kills Superior In Church


Late Superior Evang. Olagbaju Fadehan.

Tragedy struck at Ile-Ife on Monday when a cleric, Most Superior Evangelist Olagbaju Morris Gbade Fadehan, was reportedly murdered by his assistant, Evangelist Olalekan Ogundipe.

The deceased, it was gathered, was reportedly set ablaze on Monday evening by his assistant, Ogundipe, after a conflict degenerated into a fight.

The incident occurred at Celestial Church of Christ, Grace of Comfort Parish, Omitoto, Ile-Ife.

A source who preferred anonymity disclosed to journalists that the problem started after the close of work when the deceased had an argument with his assailant.

Disclosed the source: “Fadehan had a conflict with the suspect, and this degenerated into a fight after the close of their service on Monday evening.

“Most Superior Evangelist Olagbaju Moris Gbade Fadehan, the Shepherd In-Charge of CCC Grace of Comfort Parish, Obaloran Quarters, in Ile-Ife Osun State, was reportedly killed in the church premises on Monday evening, February 26″.

The source added that the suspect allegedly stabbed Fadehan, causing him to die on the spot.

Added the source: “After he stabbed his boss, he thereafter allegedly set the deceased ablaze with his robe on him.

“The suspect was immediately apprehended and handed over to the police”.

Yemisi Opalola, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Osun State Command, confirmed the incident, revealing also that the suspect had been arrested and detained by the Osun Police Command.

Said she: “Investigation into the incident has commenced.

“At about 10:15 am on Monday, one Moris Fadehan, aged 65 years, of Grace of Comfort Oke Odo, Omitoto, Ile-Ife, was killed by one Lekan, who is also a member of the church. Upon arrival, his body was found in a pool of blood. Marks of violence were also discovered on the body of the deceased.

“The suspect was arrested at the scene of the crime. Remains of the deceased were deposited at the OAUTHC morgue for autopsy”.

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