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Gunmen Break Into Ogun Church, Abduct Two Worshippers

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

The victims are, an Assistant Shepherd of the parish, Oluwaseun Ajose and a Sunday school teacher, Dagunro Ayobami.

Daily Trust reported that the hoodlums numbering four, stormed the church around 11pm on Monday, and took away the two worshippers.

The attacked church is said to be located at an isolated area, which allowed the hoodlums operated unhindered.

A joint security team of the police and local vigilantes are reportedly combing the forest in area  in searching of the abductees.

The Shepherd of the parish, Oluwatomisin Ehuwaojomo on Tuesday confirmed the incident.

He also confirmed 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.

Source: Daily Trust

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