Court Sentences Pastor To Seven Years Imprisonment Over N59.7m Fraud

Justice Sherifah Solebo of the Special Offences Court siting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced Cletus Ilongwo, Presiding Pastor, Power of the Holy Ghost Evangelical Ministry, to seven years in prison for N59.7m fraud. .

Ilongwo was first arraigned by the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, on November 5, 2018 on 11-count charges , to which he pleaded “not guilty”.

He was subsequently re-arraigned on June 16, 2022 on an amended seven-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N59.7million.