Senior Pastor Killed By Assistant Over Woman In Osun State

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A tragic incident occurred at the Celestial Church of Christ in Omitoto, Ile-Ife, Osun State, when an assistant priest, Lekan Ogundipe, murdered the presiding pastor, Morris Fadehan (64). According to reports, tensions had been building between Ogun…

According to reports, tensions had been building between Ogundipe and Fadehan over behavioral issues. The final straw was an altercation last week between Ogundipe and a prophetess known as Mummy Ewa, who accused him of spreading rumours about their…

The final straw was an altercation last week between Ogundipe and a prophetess known as Mummy Ewa, who accused him of spreading rumours about their relationship.

Ogundipe had reportedly assaulted the prophetess, prompting Fadehan to reprimand him and announce plans to dismiss him from his role.Read more at: https://theparadise.ng/senior-pastor-killed-by-assistant-over-woman-in-osun/

On Monday evening, Ogundipe went to the home of the church’s owner, Pa Olafare, and reportedly claimed there was a fire burning Fadehan’s body at the church.

They rushed to the scene to find Fadehan’s lifeless body burnt and bloodied inside the sanctuary.

A source familiar with the incident narrated to THE WHISTLER: ”The presiding pastor, Fadehan was infuriated by the action of his assistant. He had several issues with Lekan (Ogundipe) before then because he has been reacting to issues with anger.

“The key of the church used to be in the custody of the assistant, but after the incident, Fadehan took the key from him and then promised to report to the church committee who would ratify his expulsion from the church. Lekan stabbed his boss repeat.

The owner of the church, Pa Olafare while receiving delegates from the Celestial headquarters said, “The deceased had reported to me that he was to disengage Lekan (the suspect) as his assistant over many unlawful acts. Most recent of them include th..

“But while I was about eating on Monday evening, the said Lekan came to the house and told me fire is burning on the deceased body and that he was lifeless on the floor, hence, I drove back with him and my wife to the church where we found the deceas.

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