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RCCG: City Of David Pastor Arraigned Over Dude Cheque




An Assistant Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), City of David Parish, Victoria Island, Lagos has been arraigned.

Ayodeji Ibrahim Oluokun was arraigned for issuing dud cheques up to the tune of $1.6 million.


Oluokun,  who was earlier arraigned alongside his company Peak Petroleum Industry Nigeria Limited before Justice Toyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Special offences Court, was re-arraigned on a six-count charge of obtaining money by false pretense, stealing and issuance of dud cheques.


EFCC Counsel, S.O Daji narrated how the defendant approached the management of GOSL Nigeria Limited for a loan in the sum of $1.6 million in 2014, to enable him carry out operational activities in his company’s oil field in Bayelsa State.


The RCCG Pastor who assured the firm that he would repay the money within a year allegedly issued two post-dated Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited cheques for the sum of $1 million and $666,666 respectively.


Justice Taiwo adjourned the case till September 23 after Oluokun pleaded not guilty.


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