"We only had sex once" - victims of Obinim's flogging speak out

The teen victims of Bishop Obinim's flogging punishment have thrown some extra light on the issues surrounding the saga in a new interview.

During an interview on the Obinim-owned TV station, OBTV, the boy and girl, aged 16 and 14 years respectively, revealed the number of years they had lived with the founder and lead pastor of the International God's Way Church.

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According to to boy, Eliasu Zakari, he had been staying with the prophet and his wife for about eight years whereas the girl, Justina Nhyiraba Gyasiwaa, had stayed with Bishop Obinim since she was 10 years old.

"We only had sex once" - victims of Obinim's flogging speak out

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Confirming that they had actual sexual intercourse, Eliasu admitted to the act but hurriedly added that they had only performed intercourse once.

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The teens also revealed that they'd decided to abort the baby out of fear for Mr and Mrs Obinim. They thus asked sister of Justina to provide the medicine necessary for the abortion but things did not go as planned.

Many individuals and organizations have called out Obinim for child abuse after a video of the cleric flogging the teens with a belt in church went viral.

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