See How Church Members CCC Pastor Released From Prison

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The Senior Shepherd in charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Pastor Israel Ogundipe has been released from prison since week ago. The Pastor was released on post-conviction bail after three men panel granted him bail on health ground.

Pastor Ogundipe is the senior pastor in charge of the Celestial Church of Christ Global Genesis Parish in Lagos, Nigeria. Pastor Ogundipe has been a Celestial pastor for the past 14 years, and he was able to set up the Genesis Model Parish 6 years ago.The pastor Church is one of the fastest-growing celestial church in Nigeria which has at least over 3000 members who worshipped every Sunday.

Prophet Ogundipe is also a Philanthropist, providing for the less-privilege, orphans and destitute through basic education, health care and to give hope to African children, youth, widows, and the needy.

Pictures of Pastor Ogundipe;

However, Pastor Ogundipe was arrested last year and was sentenced to prison for a year, but the Pastor has been released from jail.

What Did the Pastor do for him to be sentenced to jail?

According to Punch, the pastor was sentenced to prison for converting a woman's property to his personal use and sale. It was alleged that the pastor was found guilty of stealing and unlawful conversion of the property of a London Based architect, Mrs Oladele Williams-Oni.

He was also arraigned for seven-count bordering on obtaining by stealing, inducing delivery of money by false pretence and unlawful conversion of property and forgery fraudulently. The Pastor was also found guilty for two counts of stealing and unlawful conversion of property not delivered, sentenced him to one-year imprisonment on each counts, and ordered him to pay the complainant the sum of N11m which he obtained from her illegally.

However, the Pastor was dissatisfied with the ruling, and consort his counsel who argued that a Pastor is a diabetic person, and the situation has taken a toll on his health, then pleaded for a post-conviction which was granted. Pastor Ogundipe even in prison continues to be a man of God, and win the soul of many inmates while in Prison, and also helped many get through unfair charges and help secure the release of some inmates.

Last week, Pastor Ogundipe was released from Prison, as his lawyer was able to convince the court to grant him bail on Post-conviction due to health issues.

Pastor Ogundipe returns to church today, and crowd stormed outside the street to welcome the Pastor back to church after he was released from prison.

See video of his members celebrating his release from prison

CCC members shout, praise the Lord as Pastor Ogundipe enter the church

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