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Rivers Pastor Sentenced to Death for Murder of Mistress and Two Others

miss Ada Concilia Ezeawa chidiebere okoroafor pastor mistress kills murders oyigbo

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced a senior pastor of the Alter of Solution Church, Chidiebere Okoroafor, to death for murdering his mistress and two other persons in Oyigbo, Rivers state.

Justice S. Benson, who presided over the case, in his judgment in the murder trial delivered, on Monday, said the evidence and confessional statement by Pastor Okoroafor proved he murdered his church’s choir mistress after getting her pregnant and also killed her friend, Chigozie Ezenwa, with her daughter, Christabel Ezenwa.

The accused, Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor
The Accused, Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor

Justice Benson said the prosecution proved the case of murder against Pastor Okoroafor, ordering that he be killed by hanging his neck until he is dead or be injected with lethal injection, which also kills faster.

In 2018, Okoroafor had, a bid to hide his alleged amorous relationship with miss Ada Concilia Ezeawa, murdered her and two other persons,Uluoma Onweagba, nine-month-old Christabel Joseph and an unborn child.

Late Ada Concilia Ezeawa
Late Miss Ada Concila Was Pregnant For Pastor Chidiebere

The Rivers state Police Command had on December 17, 2018, arrested Okoroafor, following the alarm raised by the husband to the late Chigozie Ezenwa over the killing of three victims on December 11, 2018, in two different locations in a community in Oyigbo.

Little Christabel Patience killed by Okoroafor
Late Christabel Patience (9 Month-Old Also Murdered By Pastor Chidiebere

Prosecution counsel from the state Ministry of Justice, Precious Ordu and Antonia Osademe, representing the International Federation of Female Lawyers in the murder trial expressed happiness over the judgment they described as justice well served.

Counsel to the convicted pastor, Innocent Ekwu, said there were reasonable grounds to appeal the judgment against his client.


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