The Redeemed Christian Church of God says it’s investigating a pastor who was accused of sexual assault by a former basketball participant.
Beatrice Wealth took to Twitter on September 11 to say she was sexually abused by the church’s Director of Sport, Pastor Paul Bankole, in his workplace in 2016.
Wealth, who represented the Yaba Faculty of Know-how, Lagos, in basketball competitions, stated she was solely 20 years outdated on the time.
After she shared her story, the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Fee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa counseled her for her “braveness”.
Funso Odesola, an Assistant Normal Overseer in RCCG, replied to the previous basketball participant’s tweet, writing: “Our consideration has been drawn to your tweet on sexual harassment by Pastor Paul Bankole throughout your go to to his workplace on the Redemption Camp.
“We wish to have a bodily assembly with you at your earliest comfort to be able to additional examine these allegations to forestall a reoccurrence.
“Please settle for our utmost apology for no matter you might need handed by way of on account of this act.”
Beneath are tweets shared by Beatrice accusing Pastor Paul Bankole of sexual assault.