According to reports, the Pastor started by requesting for members
willing to give £2,000 to come forward, after which he requested that
those with £1, 000 come forward.
He eventually proceeded to say that anybody giving an offering of
less than £250 will not be called forward as he doesn’t want to
embarrass them due to the supposedly small amount.
According to Ono Bello, members of his congregation were mortified at
his requests as there are personal stories of people struggling
financially, with visa applications, to get on the property ladder and
gain profitable employment and have not received any support from the
The Pastor, who was chosen in 2011 as “Britain’s Most Inspirational Black Person” allegedly pays himself and other senior Pastors in the church a six-figure salary in Pounds.