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Gunmen invade church in Abeokuta, kidnap three worshippers

Gunmen invade church in Abeokuta, kidnap three worshippers

Gunmen invade church in Abeokuta, kidnap three worshippers

In the early hours of Sunday, unknown gunmen stormed a white garment church in the Obada district of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, and kidnapped three worshippers.

During a vigil, the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ona Ara Parish, located beside Railway Station, was attacked.

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the event to reporters, adding the command’s anti-kidnapping team had been dispatched to the area.

WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that the three victims taken away by the gunmen were, Adebare Oduntan, Ifeoluwa Alani-Bello and Mary Oliyide.

A source informed that the kidnappers have demanded a ransom of N6 million before the three worshippers are freed.

The police spokesman, Oyeyemi recalled that the command had warned churches against night programmes in areas considered to be isolated.

“If at all such places of worship want to have a night programme, they should inform the police so that police patrol could be extended to such area and adequate security provided,” he said.

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