Fear has gripped a family in Anambra state after a pastor invited to perform a deliverance on members of the family died on the day the deliverance should have been conducted.
A member of the family who did not want to be named said the powerful man of God was invited from Warri in Delta state based on the recommendation of somebody.
The source said they were all surprised to find the pastor lying dead in the room he slept on the day the deliverance was supposed to be performed.
The family member said they are all in fear and shock over the incident. “We were surprised to see the lifeless body of the pastor the next morning which should be the day for the deliverance,” the source said. Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson for the Anambra police command has confirmed the incident.
The police identified the deceased as Pastor Richard Ifeanyi Obi, who was found lying lifeless in the room he slept.
The police spokesperson said the pastor was rushed to the hospital where he was certified dead by a medical doctor.
“One Ikechukwu Uchendu of No. 5 Onuorah Street Amaenyi Awka reported at the Central Police Station Awka that one Pastor Richard Ifeanyi Obi, who came from Warri to perform family prayers in his house, was found lying lifeless in the room he slept,” the police said.