The General Overseer of the Wonders Assembly Ministry, Pastor Ikpom David, has landed in trouble in Lagos after he reportedly hired some people to give false testimonies of fake miracle healing in order to attract new members but he was caught in the act. that the incident happened opposite the Business School in Ajah area of Lagos, where the church is located.
Pastor David was arrested alongside three other suspects including two women in connection with the fake testimonies of miracle healing powers of Pastor David, which were false.
They are currently being interrogated at the SCIID in Panti Yaba, Lagos, over the alleged scam and may be charged to Court over the alleged criminal conspiracy.
This was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, who said the suspects were arrested for their alleged dubious act by conducting fake miracles and prophecies within Lekki and Epe areas of Lagos on 30th November, 2019, around 5am, by detectives from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID).
The SCIID operatives made the arrests after monitoring the activities of Pastor Ikpom David, alleged to have procured fake testimonies from hired members of his church.
The cleric was said to have hired a woman, Rukayat Folawewo, who pretended to have received miraculous healing from car accident after the Pastor prayed for her.
Pastor Ikpom was also alleged to have hired one Bunmi Joshua to testify that her speech and hearing impaired child was healed by another Pastor, Favour Elijah Chimobi. Chimobi, the founder of Elijah Ministry at No. 9, Igirita Street, Port Harcourt,
Rivers State, allegedly conspired with Ikpom to fleece unsuspecting members of the public of their money and other valuables through their dubious practices. Sources at the SCIID said that testimonies by the women were investigated and found to be false and all suspects were moved to the department for further investigation.
The Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, assured residents that the suspects would be charged to Court once investigation was concluded.