Senior Pastor and Founder of Common Wealth of Zion COZA, Fatoyinbo, have denied the rape allegation leveled against him by Busola Dakolo. Fatoyinbo denies Bukola Dakolo’s allegation
Busola, mother of three had on Friday made a shocking revelation in a detailed interview with Chude Jideonwo, a lawyer and journalist on YNaija channel of how the Abuja-based cleric raped her as a teenager.
The viral video report has set social media and other online platforms on fire, evoking shock, backlash, and criticism from Nigerians, especially the Christian community.
However, in his reaction, the embattled preacher posted a statement on his IG page @biodunfatoyinbo denying the allegation, adding that he had never raped a woman all his life.
In the statement addressed from the ‘Office of the Senior Pastor:
Pastor Fatoyinbo denies Bukola Dakolo’s allegation
Fatoyinbo described the allegation as false and baseless claim targeted at destroying his reputation and that of his church.
“I have never in my life raped anybody even as an unbeliever, and I am innocent of this.”,
the statement reads in part. In 2013, the clergy popularly called “Gucci Pastor,” because of his flamboyant fashion style, was also entangled in an allegation of infidelity with one Ese Walter, a former member of the church.
Though he has denied the allegation, there is a rumour that he will soon be granted interview with daddy freeze.
Experts from Christian association on the issue:
But we have resisted the temptation to jump into conclusion since a human anatomy like ours is going to be expected to possess uncovered the facts about the situation before generally making public statements and not base its position merely upon media reports.”
Daily Tells understands that the senior pastor of COZA has been traumatized.