Bishop Arrested After Defrauding Members Of The Public Of Over N500Million In Enugu


Bishop Ginika Obi of the City of Liberation
and Comfort Ministry, has been arrested by
the police in Enugu state after allegedly
defrauding members of the public of over
N500 million.
According to the statement released by the
spokesman of the police command in the
state, Ebere Amaraizu said, Bishop Obi, who
is in-charge of the City of Liberation and
Comfort Ministry in Enugu, had been trailed
by police operatives for three months.
Amaraizu said;
“Bishop Ginika Obi in-charge of City of
Liberation and Comfort Ministry is now
helping police operatives of the
Commissioner of Police Enugu Monitoring
Unit following his arrest over the weekend in
a Hotel in Enugu where he has been taking
“Before now, the suspect who hailed from
Umuaku in Uli community of Ihiala Local
Government Area in Anambra was also in-
charge of an alleged financial Non-
Governmental Organisation known as `Build
Your Generational Organisation’ where his
victims are made to invest with a hope of
reaping a bumper financial dividend.
“It was gathered that his victims are
numerous and with various degrees of
complaints of a huge amount of money
swindled from them without anything to
show for it.
“The suspect on noticing that police are on
his trail based on complaints of alleged
swindling of some suspected members of
the public to the tune of N500 million with
his wife and some of his eight alleged
pastors, disappeared for months.
“The bishop, however, left his wife in Enugu
Prison over the matter.
“During his disappearance from Enugu,
preliminary investigations revealed that he
escaped and relocated to Asaba in Delta to
avoid being nabbed by police operatives for
“It was further gathered that luck ran out of
the suspect over the weekend as he was
trailed based on intelligence information to a
hotel at Amechi Road off Agbani Road in
Enugu where police operatives acting on a
tip-off nabbed him,’’ he said.
The spokesman of the police also revealed
that the bishop did not expect the alleged
financial NGO to “turn out this way”.
“The suspect (Bishop) disclosed that the
amount he defrauded was not up to the sum
of N500 million but N186 million while
regretting his action.”
The victims told News Agency of Nigeria
that the bishop had defrauded them of
various sums of money and disappeared.

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