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Nigerian Pastor On Death Row Regains Freedom After 14 Years In Prison



The resident pastor of Kirikiri Correctional Centre, Apapa, Lagos, Pastor David, who was sentenced to loss of life has been launched. 

He spent 14 years and 7 months in jail. 

David disclosed this in a particular thanksgiving service on Sunday on the Celestial Church of Christ World Genesis, Lagos. 

The ex-convict, who was condemned to loss of life for against the law he claimed, he didn’t commit, gave gratitude to God for utilizing the Shepherd-in-Cost of Genesis World, Prophet Israel Ogundipe to carry him out of jail.

The pastor who was a transporter earlier than his conviction stated he had no case file and was ready for the day he can be known as as much as die earlier than Ogundipe intervened, Guardian studies. 
“I had no one. I used to be sentenced to loss of life by hanging by Justice Olusola Williams in September 2013. I didn’t actually have a case file. No father, no mom, no relations, no one to talk for me. Some individuals who got here to evangelise, inspired me and gave us palliatives, however no one provided to assist,” he stated.


In the course of the service, Ogundipe stated their paths crossed in 2020, when he was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for fraud.

Ogundipe, who spent 5 months in jail, stated, “After I newly obtained into the jail, I used to be launched to David, who was the resident pastor. Instantly, he handed over the microphone to me and I started holding church providers within the jail. He gave me that chance to evangelise the gospel. Because of his gesture, after I obtained out of custody, I didn’t neglect him.
“Apparently, after I was there, God used me to assist different individuals come out of the place for prices they weren’t responsible of. Pastor David by no means as soon as pushed himself ahead as I used to be serving to different individuals. 

“He stored serving the Lord in jail and with out informing him, I advised myself, as soon as I’m out of right here, I’ll do all I can to get him out. Getting him out in the present day was not by my very own energy however by the grace of God and the complete Genesis World.”

He stated God at occasions permits some circumstances to occur to some individuals as a solution to reply their prayers. 

In accordance with him, it was the conspiracy that led him to jail that fast-tracked David’s launch as he had no case file although he was sentenced to loss of life.
As a part of an effort to rehabilitate him into society, members of the church who had been moved by David’s testimony donated over N500,000, a plot of land, a bag of rice, a bus for business use, family home equipment and utensils, amongst others to resettle him after his jail years.

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