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COZA:  Nigerian attorneys write IGP, ask Biodun Fatoyinbo for justice


The Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) writes Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police (IGP), about the Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo scandal.

COPA wants IGP Adamu to ensure justice in the case brought against the pastor by Busola Dakolo.

In Lagos where this case was brought forward, the leader of the coalition, Pelumi Olajengbesi, wishes Pastor Fatoyinbo to be brought to trial. The Coalition for Lawyers of Public Interests (COPA) has written a letter from the Inspector General of the Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, requesting justice in cases involving Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that COPA convenor Pelumi Olajengbesi stated on Monday 8 July in a declaration that the Group is requesting that the matter be left untouched. Olajengbesi told the pastor to be tested where the matter had been recorded in Lagos.

“Our demands are simply that the matter be allowed its due course within the jurisdiction where the complaint was filed,” he said

In order to restore the confidence of ordinary Nigerians, the lawyer further called for a valid and active arrest warrant against Fatoyinbo.

The convener stated that, in order to guarantee fairness and justice, the coalition would continue to monitor matters diligently. On 27 June at the office of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Police in Alagbon, Busola Dakolo submitted a request against Pastor Biodun, Ikoyi alleging the molestation of the priests.

She was annoyed when she was 17 years old, claimed Busola who is Nigeria’s inspiring singer, Timi Dakolo’s wife.

In a declaration he published on his Instagram page, Fatoyinbo announced that he would take a leave from the church pulpit. In protest against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Nigerians stormed COZA in Abuja.

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