Prophet jailed for fraud helped 82 inmates regain freedom

Prophet jailed for fraud helped 82 inmates regain freedom

- Prophet Israel Ogundipe has assisted 82 persons regain freedom from the correctional facilities

- Recall that he was recently jailed by an Ikeja high court over a case of fraud

- Ogundipe is said to have seen his incarceration in Kirikiri Correctional centre as an act of God

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A good man will always be a good man no matter his situation or circumstances. This is the case of Prophet Israel Ogundipe, who is currently serving time after he was convicted and sentenced to a two-year jail time.

According to the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Genesis Global Parish, Ogundipe has assisted 82 persons incarcerated unjustly to regain freedom, The Nation reports.

The church’s spokesman, Gbolanhan Ashorobi, said this at an event to announce a partnership with the Monday Ubani Foundation.

Recently jailed prophet helped 82 inmates regain freedom
Israel Ogundipe has assisted 82 persons regain freedom from the correctional facilities. Photo: @Prophetisraelo2
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Meanwhile, Ogundipe is said to have seen his incarceration in Kirikiri correctional centre as an act of God.

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Speaking on the partnership, former second vice president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Monday Ubani said his firm and foundation would join hands with the prophet to ensure more people being held unjustly are freed.

He said:

“Of utmost excitement to me personally and our law firm is the issue of facilitating the release of some of the inmates that have been in detention awaiting trials for good number of years. For instance, the case of one Azeez Ibrahim, who regained his freedom recently at the instance of the prophet.
“The man narrated how he wrongly served 10 years and six months at Kirikiri Correctional Centre for wrong identification. He regained freedom as a result of the intervention of the prophet. The number we gathered who have regained freedom so far through the effort of the prophet and his church has risen to about 82 inmates."

Recall that Legit.ng had reported that Ogundipe of Celestial Church of Christ Global Genesis Parish was sentenced to two years imprisonment for defrauding a United Kingdom-based woman.

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The presiding judge, Justice Olabisi Akinlade, sentenced the cleric after finding him guilty on two of the seven charges brought against him.

Oladele was said to have defrauded one Mrs Olaide William Oni to the tune of N11 million.

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