The celestial Church of Christ in Wasimi Ogun State, has been attacked by some unknown Gunmen, and they also kidnapped two worshippers in the church.
At 12 a.m on Tuesday, June 14, The gunmen are said to have stormed the Celestial Church of Christ, Oshofa Parish, at Wasimi, Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State during vigil.
According to Abimbola Opeyemi, The spokesperson of the Ogun state police command, in a statement, who confirmed the attack and identified the abducted victims as the Assistant Shepherd of the parish, Oluwaseun Ajose, and a Sunday school teacher, Agunro Ayobami.
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According to The Daily Post reports, the pastor of the church, Oluwatomisin Ehuwaojomo, who confirmed the incident in a telephone conversation, revealed that the kidnappers put a call through him and asked for a ransom of N50 million for the release of the two church workers.
Ehuwaojomo said he was not in the church when the incident happened.
“When my Assistant Shepherd called me almost two hours after they left, the kidnappers refused to speak with me twice. But on his third attempt, they spoke with me and demanded N50 million ransom. I told them that, I am a servant of God, nobody pays me a salary. I have spoken with the Ogun State Commissioner of Police. The command is on the matter.” He said.
Meanwhile, According to a Twitter user who alleged to be one of the church member claimed that the gunmen, whom he alleged are herdsmen, tortured a pregnant woman but left her behind because she couldn’t walk.
He also shared a video of youths in the community protesting over the attack.
Watch video below,