The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has sanctioned the commencement of trial over forgery charge against former General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church, Reverend Paul Emeka.
It was learnt that the Inspector General of Police returned Revd Emeka’s case-file to the AGF due to a letter dated June 18, signed by the immediate past Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, Mr Mohammed Diri.
Attached to the documents Police sent to the AGF included a full investigation report on a complaint the Incorporated Trustees of the church tabled against the former leader of the church.
In January 2015, the Church had upon investigation came to the knowledge that Emeka allegedly forged the professional certificate he presented to the Church as the University of Derby, Derbyshire in England, where he said he obtained his professorship title, sent a disclaimer letter on January 15, 2015 through James Eaglesfield, the Head of Governance and IT Portfolio, of not having a record of the name Emeka in the University’s Conferment Committee archives and that they do not know of him receiving a title of Professor.
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