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In Ogun, an RCCG pastor was killed and seven church members were kidnapped

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Gunmen accused of kidnapping snatched seven congregants from the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Ogun State.

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On Saturday, July 1, 2023, gunmen raided the RCCG parish at Abule-Ori in the state’s Obafemi Owode Local Government Area.

Soji Ganzallo, the Commander of the Ogun State So-Safe Corps, confirmed the event to newsmen, saying his officers had already rescued the seven church members and ki!led one of the kidnappers during a rescue operation.

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Ganzallo was quoted as claiming that the event happened around 12 a.m. in a statement released by the So-Safe Director of Information and Public Relations, Moruf Yusuf.

“The Corps’ special operations team, Owode-Egba Zonal Command, led by 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; seven members of the church were k!dnapped and the pastor k!llled,”

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According to him, officers of the Corps were tasked with pursuing the culprits and rescuing the victims unharmed, and “the officers swung into action immediately.”

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