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KOGI: GYB Seals Church Over ‘Bulletproof’ Water

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Governor Yahaya Bello, has ordered the closure of a new generation church, The New Jerusalem Deliverance Ministry, Okene for allegedly defrauding members by selling “bulletproof water” and running an unapproved medical facility.

The Pastor of the church, Peter Adeiza, is said to have been operating the facility since 2008 while many people were said to have allegedly lost their lives due to illegal and unhygienic medical practice.

While the closure order was been implemented on Monday by the state Security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara (retd.), the state Commissioner for Information and Commissioner for Health, Kingsley Fanwo and Dr Zekeri Usman, with other government officials and security agents, It was discovered that asides from housing a hospital that is used for taking deliveries and treating sicknesses, the church is also being used as a psychiatric and rehabilitation home as many people were seen with chains on their hands and legs.

the pastor had earlier been arrested following a preliminary investigation by the State Investigation Bureau of the Police and the Department of State Services to look into the activities going on in the church.

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