A married female gospel singer has been found dead in Edo state after having an affair with a Lagos baeed pastor.
The singer Yvonne Omoarebokhae was found dead in a hotel room in GRA, Benin City Edo State.
Yvonne lodged in the hotel with a pastor identified as Apostle Psalm Okpe of the Fresh Oil Ministry.
According to Yvonne’s husband, Odion, Yvonne met the Apostle on Facebook. They began chatting for several months before the pastor invited his late wife was invited on Thursday, 7th of April by to perform in Warri, Delta State.
He said the Apostle claimed he had programmes in Warri, Asaba and Benin City where Yvonne was to perform.
Odion said his wife called him at about 10am last Friday that she would be home soon.
He said, “At about 9:30pm, the police used my wife phone to call and invited me to report at the Airport Road police station.
“I waited for more than two hours at the police station until the police asked me to go home, but I insisted on knowing the whereabouts of my wife.”
“The DPO later told me that my wife was picked at an hotel in the GRA and rushed to the Benin Central hospital where she was confirmed dead.”
“I am yet to see the corpse of my wife to know what happened and who is responsible for her death. We have a three-year old baby at home.”
The pastor has been arrested by the police.
While confirming the case, the Edo State commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike said the matter was still under investigation.
“It is under investigation. The man is married and the woman is married. Not until a post mortem is conducted, we cannot conclude what happened. I have asked the matter to be transferred to the State CID.”