Sotitobire: Prophet Babatunde in witness box to defend self In Court over missing child

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

Sotitobire founder

The ongoing trial of Prophet Babatunde Alfa of Sotitobire Miracle centre, Akure continues today at an Ondo state High Court sitting in Akure over the alleged disappearance of one year old boy, Gold Kolawole in November last year, VOICE AIR MEDIA has learnt.

SUNSHINETRUTH correspondent observes that Prophet Alfa himself is the first witness today to defend himself and prove his innocence in the saga.

The court is currently in session as at the time of filing this report.

At the last sitting of the court on June 30, 2020, the traditional personal assistant to the Deji of Akure, chief Taiwo Fagite appeared as the 4th witness for the defendants in the case.

Fagite who was subpoenaed by the court, alleged that parents of the missing boy were not forthcoming
after they reported the incident until there were made to swear an oath at the Deji’s palace alongside 14 teachers in the church.

He said the Deji of Akure upon being briefed on the incident summoned both prophet Babatunde and the boy’s parents but only the Cleric showed up.

Chief Fagite said days later, the parents and 14 children teachers later came to swear to a traditional oath at the Deji’s palace.

While being cross examined, chief Fagite admitted that the prophet during his first visit to the palace came with a popular Akure youth leader, ade basket as well as a senior police officer.

The 5th defence witness, Evangelist Funmilayo Ogunlusi, a cleric in the church said they had a vigil the day the incident occurred and a 9 day fasting and prayer by the ministers for the recovery of the child.

After the cross examination of the fifth witness, the lead Defence counsel, Olusola oke told the court that he would not be calling the earlier slated 6th witness to avoid repetition of facts as well as asked for an adjournment to enable him attend to his health.

Justice Olusegun Odusola is presiding over the case.

1 comment:

  1. Good they all sworn traditionally, and nothing had happened to anyone of them?Tradition will never lie o.


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