The Ogun State police command, on Thursday, paraded a nurse, Ogundimu Monilola, accused of helping Oluwafemi Oyebola, a pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Ogo Oluwa parish, Olokuta, to carry out abortions on his 24-year-old biological daughter.
The 44-year-old cleric was arrested during the week for impregnating his daughter three times.
Monilola, who claimed to be the assistant chief matron at the state General Hospital, Idiroko, said she is also incharge of family planning service at the facility.
She denied carrying out any abortion on Oyebola’s daughter, but the police claimed she had admitted to carrying out abortion on the girl in her earlier statement.
The nurse said she was on duty on a particular day, when the pastor brought the daughter for family planning at the hospital.
According to her, the pastor claimed the lady was his housemaid, while another man who identified himself as James, stood as the husband of the lady.
The nurse stated that she did not know the family planning requested for the victim was targeted at shielding the incestuous lifestyle of her father.
She also stated that the family planning service sought and obtained by the girl at the facility was official and well documented, explaining that it is legitimate for any female person who is 18 years and above, to seek and obtain family planning care from a hospital.
Monilola was paraded before journalists at the command’s headquarters at Eleweran, along with Oyebola, by the commissioner of police, Kenneth Ebrimson.
Ebrimson said the offence allegedly committed by Oyebola is “incest”, and that he had been perpetrating his daughter since 2015, leading to the termination of three pregnancies and subsequently family planning, in order to continue his incestuous lifestyle without any further risk of pregnancies.
The pastor, who claimed to be the leader of the deliverance team in his church, admitted that the incestuous acts with his daughter was a “mistake” resulting from a “spiritual attack.”
He explained that an “unclean spirit” lured him into the affair with his daughter, appealing to Nigerians, the government and the Christian community to forgive him.
His atrocities were said to have come to light, as the daughter, who had recently finished her National Youth Service, was unwilling to continue to stay with the father in the same house.
But the father continued to oppose her leaving the house, which forced the lady to run away and reported her ordeals to a Non-Governmental Organisation; Advocacy For Children And Vulnerable Persons Network.