Pastor Kolawole Samson sentenced to death by Ondo court for murder

Pastor Kolawole Samson sentenced to death by Ondo court for murder

- A high court in Ondo state has sentenced one Pastor Kolawole Samson to death by hanging for killing a boy

- In a ruling delivered in Akure, the court found the pastor guilty of killing the boy with a cutlass

- Pastor Kolawole Samson, however, pleaded not guilty to the offense

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The Ondo state high court has sentenced one Pastor Kolawole Samson to death by hanging for killing a boy at a village near Okeigbo area of the state.

The court sitting in Akure presided over by Justice Ademola Bola found the pastor guilty of inflicting injury on the deceased’s head with a cutlass at a fish pond owned by the convict on March 2016, The Nation reports.

Court sentences Nigerian pastor to death
The pastor was reported to have attacked the boy with a cutlass at a fishing pond. Photo credits: Vanguard
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late Olaniyi was said to have gone to hunt for frogs alongside three others at a fish pond owned by Pastor Kolawole when the incident occurred.

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The deceased later died to at a hospital where he was admitted.

Though the pastor pleaded not guilty to the offense, the court ruled that the evidence presented during the trial showed that he was guilty of the killing.

Meanwhile, an evangelist identified as Victor Edet on Facebook has asked that Pastor Enoch Adeboye's last born, Leke Adeboye, be cautioned for dressing like a gangster.

Evangelist Edet shared a picture of Leke on his Facebook page in which the young pastor could be seen wearing a face cap which was facing back.

The evangelist said he was shocked and short of words after seeing the picture, asking why a pastor would be dressed in such a way.

In a related report, controversial Nigerian OAP, Daddy Freeze, has reacted to the criticisms the son of a popular man of God Enoch Adeboye and pastor, Leke Adeboye, received over his mode of dressing.

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Freeze in a post on his Instagram page defended the man of God.

He stated that there was nothing wrong with Leke's dressing. He asked the pastor to enlighten people if there is a scriptural dress code for pastors.

He also a swipe at the evangelist's command of written English in classic Daddy Freeze style.

"There is absolutely nothing wrong with Leke’s dressing. If you have any issue with his doctrines address those, but speaking of his mode of dressing is beyond petty in my opinion," he said.

In another news report, Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Sunday, May 24, revealed to Nigerians what God told him about the coronavirus pandemic.

Adeboye said that it was revealed to him that all children of God throughout the world will be protected from the calamity that comes with the virus.

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The renowned Nigerian cleric said that the global pandemic will only subside with time and true believers will come out of this problem unhurt.

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