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Three kidnapped Ogun church members rescued


Operatives of the Ogun State Community, Social Orientation and Safety Corps, also known as So-Safe Corps, have rescued three members of a branch of the Celestial Church of Christ, who were kidnapped last Friday.

It was gathered that the victims — a male and two females — were kidnapped on their way to a vigil in the church at Iwokun in Obada-Oko, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state.

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The Corps Director of Information and Public Relations, Moruf Yusuf, in a statement on Tuesday, said the operatives rescued the male victim on Sunday, while the two others were released on Tuesday.

He said the rescued victims revealed that the church was previously attacked in June 2021, which resulted in the kidnap of a worshipper.

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Yusuf urged residents to shun vigils as well as worshipping in the forest.


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