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Gunmen Invade Church, Abduct Worshippers In Ogun


Gunmen have invaded and abducted two worshippers from the Celestial Church Christ, SBJ Oshofa at Wasimi in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The hoodlums numbering four, stormed the church around 11pm on Monday, and took an Assistant Shepherd of the parish, Oluwaseun Ajose and a Sunday school teacher, Dagunro Ayobami.

According to Daily Trust, a source said that the church is located at an isolated area, which allowed the hoodlums operated unhindered.

A joint security team of the police and local vigilantes were said to have been combing the forest in the area in search of the abductees.

The Shepherd of the parish, Oluwatomisin Ehuwaojomo, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday said the kidnappers have reached out to the church and demanded N50 million ransom.

Ehuwaojomo said, “When my assistant called me almost two hours after they left, the kidnappers initially refused to speak with me but on his third attempt, they spoke with me and requested for N50 million ransom.

“I told them that, I am a servant of God and I don’t receive salary. I have spoken to the commissioner of police and they are on it.”

The State Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said has not been briefed on the incident.
He, however, promised to get back to our correspondent.



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