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Pastor, Sunday School Teacher Kidnapped During Church Vigil In Ogun – Police

Channels Television  
Updated June 14, 2022
A map of Ogun, a state in south-west Nigeria.

 

Two worshippers at a Celestial Church of Christ in Wasinmi, Ewekoro local government area of Ogun State have been abducted during a vigil.

The Ogun state police command confirmed the kidnapping.

According to police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi, the kidnapped persons were a pastor and a Sunday school teacher.

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While assuring that the tactical team of the police are on the trail of the suspected kidnappers, he confirmed that the kidnappers have reached out to family members for a N50 million ransom.

The kidnapping comes after at least 40 persons were massacred in a Catholic church in Owo, Ondo state.

The Federal Government has blamed the Owo massacre on jihadist group, Iswap.