A popular Enugu cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi of the City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry has been arrested for allegedly defrauding some members of his church and the public through an illegal financial institution.
The announcement was made by the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) Ebere Amaraizu, Superintendent of Police (SP) during a press statement on Monday.
Amaraizu revealed that Obi was arrested at a hotel in Enugu where he was hiding for several months.
“Before now, the suspect, who hails from Unuaku Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, was a Bishop in charge of City of Liberation and Comfort Ministry Enugu and in charge of an alleged financial NGO known as Build Your Generational Organisation (BGO) where his victims are made to invest with a hope of reaping a bumper financial dividend.
“It was learnt that his victims are numerous and with various degrees of complaint of huge amount of swindled from them without any thing to show for it,” Amaraizu said.
According to the PPRO, the suspect on noticing that police operatives were on his trail based on the complaint of alleged swindling of some suspected members of the public/victims of money to the tune of N500 million, escaped and relocated to Asaba in Delta state to avoid being nabbed by the operatives.