NEWS reaching News Naija says unknown gunmen attacked Deeper Life Christan Church located at Irese Community in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday evening and abducted the pastor of the church identified as Otamayomi Ogedengbe.
News Naija learned that the hoodlums got to the church in a Corolla Toyota car about 9 pm and took the pastor to an unknown destination.
A church member, who simply identified himself as Paul, confirmed the incident, saying, “The pastor was kidnapped inside the church. The came with a black Corolla sports car. He was kidnapped alone.”
A source stated that the pastor and his wife came to the church together for a program when the gunmen stormed the church and picked only the husband.
When contacted, Mr. Tee-Leo Ikoro, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident.
The PPRO said the command had commenced the search of the hoodlums.
The PPRO in a statement said, “We are on their (hoodlums) trail and investigation had commenced into the matter,” .