by Adeola Balogun
Popular Lagos Pastor, Ofuche Ukoha aka “Sign Fireman” is said to have been arrested over his alleged involvement in the ritual murder of a teenage girl.
The controversial preacher was implicated by an 18-year-old boy, Ikechukwu Friday, who said that he was told by the former to kill a virgin and bring her final faeces before death. Friday, who has also been arrested was said to have stated that he was promised a sum of N100,000 by the pastor if he successfully completed the task.
According to Sahara Reporters:
Friday said he had always dreamt of becoming rich and had approached the pastor personally, after years of attending the church without his own financial miracle happening.
Mr. Fireman reportedly told him the way to get his Sign for finance was to get the feces of a virgin girl.
The suspect said Pastor Fireman promised him a reward of N100,000 for the assignment.
The suspect narrated how he sought and killed the 12 year old girl simply named “Bose”, the daughter of poor lady on his street.
Confirming the incident to a Lagos correspondent this morning, Lagos Police PRO, Mrs. Ngozi Braide said Pastor Fireman was arrested on Tuesday five days after he was declared wanted by the police.
She said investigation has commenced regarding his involvement. She also said the outcome of the investigation would soon be made public.
With his church receiving hordes of miracle seekers every weekend, Pastor Fireman’s church auditorium at Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos is reportedly notorious for using semi-nude female ushers.