A top and popular RCCG pastor identified as Paul Bankole has been called out on Twitter for sexually harassing young girls in redemption camp.
The lady, with Twitter handle @beatricewealth_, said Pastor Bankole said he was recruiting female basketball players to form a team for RCCG and used the opportunity to harass her.
Speaking further via her twitter handle @beatricewealth_, Beatrice however disclosed that she was able to escape from the pastor but she has not been able to forget her experience.
“I was sexually harassed by pst. Paul Bankole in 2016, the then Directorate of Sport in RCCG right in his office at redemption camp. I was introduced to him by a friend in school (Yabatech) because he said he was recruiting female basketball players to form a team for RCCG.” She tweeted.
However, reacting to the development,the leadership of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG has taken a bold step with Wealth, allegation.
“Our attention has been drawn to your (Wealth’s) tweet on sexual harassment by Pastor Paul Bankole during your visit to his office at the Redemption Camp,” Funso Odesola, an Assistant General Overseer in RCCG, stated in a reply to Wealth’s allegations on Twitter made available to our correspondent.
“We would like to have a physical meeting with you at your earliest convenience in order to further investigate these allegations to forestall a reoccurrence.“Please accept our utmost apology for whatever you might have passed through as a result of this act.”
One of the assistant general overseer of RCCG reached out to me earlier today. Internal investigations will begin soon.
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— Beatrice Wealth (@beatricewealth_) September 13, 2020
Naija News has earlier reported that the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has praised Wealth’s courage for speaking out.