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Gunmen kill RCCG pastor in Ogun, abduct church members



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A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has been killed by suspected kidnappers and seven members abducted during a vigil in Ogun state.

The Commander of the So-Safe Corps, Soji Ganzallo said the incident happened at Abule-Ori, in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state on Saturday. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The So-Safe Corps Commander noted that upon receiving information about the incident, his officers swung into action and rescued the abductees unhurt.

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He said one of the kidnappers was shot dead in the course of the rescue operation.

According to him, “The special operation team of the Corps, Owode-Egba Zonal Command, under ACC Jimoh Rasaki Omoniyi, received a distress call that some of the members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Desires of Nations Parish, under Ogun Province 22, Abule-Ori in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area were attacked during a vigil, while seven members of the church were kidnapped and the pastor killed.

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Ganzallo further disclosed that the efforts of the corps yielded a positive result as “the seven victims were rescued unhurt while one of the kidnappers was killed and many of the suspects sustained serious injury during a fire exchange”.

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He added that the joint team of the police and the So-Safe Corps are after the fleeing suspected kidnappers to capture them alive.

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