Pastor Pleads Poverty As Reason for  Engaging In Money Ritual

From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja


Pastor Olusegun Otaru of the Voice of Cannan Temple ( C&S) Aladura Church, Ozuri in Adavi local government area of  Kogi state  has confessed that his reason for using human parts for money rituals was born out of poverty and difficulties.

Pastor Otaru, father of eight children made the confession on Monday to Journalists when he was paraded alongside his accomplices and other criminals by the police at the force headquarters in Lokoja.

Otaru who was arrested by the police last week for his involvement in the killing of Miss Mercy Moses , 19,  for money ritual blamed his actions on the devil and his quest to solve poverty that has bedeviled his family.

He disclosed that he has participated in the exhuming of three bodies from the burial grounds which he used to prepared concoction for money to no avail, stressing that the failure of the concoction made him to look for a fresh human being which he thought will be efficacious.

He added that he learnt the trade from one Alfa at Abeokuta before he relocated home, saying that he expected to reap over (N2million),  two million naira only from Miss mercy Moses.

Explaining further, he said ” We first of all took turn to rape her and after we killed her , we also took turn to sleep with the dead body . We cut the head, the fingers and toes. We grinded the fingers and the toes which we mix with other concoctions which we lick every morning expecting inflow of money.”  He said.