A middle aged woman identified as Mrs Blessing Emeka Eze (pictured above), is currently in the custody of the Iju Police station for going to different churches in Lagos to give false testimony and extorting money from unsuspecting worshipers. Mrs Eze, an indigene of Owode, Ogun State was said to be in the habit of going to different churches claiming that her 8 year old daughter, Precious, was kidnapped and released after 11 days.
According to PM News, she was arrested yesterday June 7th after she attended Four Square Gospel Church, Obawole, Iju station and gave the same testimony.
While giving her testimony, the woman claimed that her daughter told her that the kidnappers gave her raw meat and food items to eat while she was in the supposed kidnappers den. The resident pastor, Rev Adekunle immediately asked his staff to take the little girl to go see a medical doctor. When they got to the hospital, the doctor said there was nothing wrong with the little girl as all the test carried out on her showed she was hale and hearty and had not swallowed anything that was damaging to her system.
While the doctor and the church members were trying to figure out what was going on, two people who knew the woman with the girl walked in and informed them that the same woman had come to their church, Christ Apostolic Church Ogba last Sunday, to also share the same testimony. They said their Pastor gave the woman N5,000 for the girl’s upkeep.
Sensing foul play, the church members quizzed the woman who after much persuasion confessed that her daughter was never kidnapped and that she was using her to get people to give her money for their upkeep. She was afterwards handed to the police at the Iju police station.