RCCG pastor rescued, sets for Camp meeting

RCCG pastor rescued, sets for Camp meeting

One of the pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church who was kidnapped by gunmen at the weekend, has regained his freedom. The Clergy and four others were abducted by bandits on J3 forest, Ogbere road, in Ogun State, was rescued by police operatives attached to Ogun State Command. Police Spokesman in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi

One of the pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church who was kidnapped by gunmen at the weekend, has regained his freedom.

The Clergy and four others were abducted by bandits on J3 forest, Ogbere road, in Ogun State, was rescued by police operatives attached to Ogun State Command.

Police Spokesman in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi said Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidinma, the only woman among the five victims has been rescued early Saturday morning.

Oyeyemi said ,”The Ogun state police command wishes to inform the general public that one of the kidnap victims Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma the only woman amongst them has been rescued unhurt.

“The woman who is a Deaconess of the Redeem Christian church of God regained her freedom in the early hour of today 3rd of August 2019”.

FILE COPY: THE GENERAL OVERSEER OF RCCG, PASTOR ENOCH ADEBOYE (LEFT) AND ARMED BANDIT

The Spokesman said the kidnapped victim is currently at the Command’s headquarters in Abeokuta.

Oyeyemi said, arrangement is being made to take her to the Redemption Camp.

“Efforts are on top gear to rescue the remaining victims as the kidnappers who kept them in separate locations were changing their locations from time to time within the forest.

“The Command hereby wishes to assure members of the public that the remaining victims will soon be rescued”.

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In the meantime, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered massive manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu.

The deceased was a Catholic Priest in charge of St. James the Greater Parish Catholic Church Ugbawka in Enugu State.

The IGP, while condemning the killing of the Catholic priest and the abduction of the clergymen, calls for calm and assures that the perpetrators will not go unpunished and called for information that would help to track the criminals.

INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF POLICE, MR. MOHAMMED ADAMU
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