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Gunmen Kill RCCG Pastor, Abduct Church Members During Vigil In Ogun State

-RCCG Pastor Killed In Ogun State During Vigil

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, lost one of its pastor during a vigil on Friday, 30th of June 2023, as other members were abducted in Ogun State.

It was reported that during a vigil, the RCCG church was attacked by unknown gunmen, in the late hours of Friday, at Abule-Ori in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, where the pastor of the church was killed.

The Commander of the Ogun State government owned security outfit, So-Safe Corps, Soji Ganzallo, who confirmed the incident, said his officers rescued seven church members and killed one of the kidnappers during the operation.

Ganzallo said “the special operation team of the Corps, Owode-Egba Zonal Command, under ACC Jimoh Rasaki Omoniyi, received a distress call that some 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 noted that the victims who were rescued, were unhurt. while one of the kidnappers was killed and many of the suspects sustained serious injury during a fire exchange.

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

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