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Ogun state: Gunmen demand N6m for three abducted Church members.

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Bandits attacked a Cherubim and Seraphim Church, along Railway Station, Obada-Oko, in the Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, as some worshippers just finished a vigil on 23rd of October  and preparing to go home.

A source said the victims had just finished a vigil when the incident happened. After they have been captured, some hours later, they demanded N6m as ransom for the victims, identified as Ifeoluwa Alani-Bello, Adebare Oduntan and Mary Oliyide.

When called, The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident.

He said the anti-kidnapping unit of the command had been dispatched to partner the Obada Oko division of the police to rescue the victims.

“It should also be noted that the police had warned members of the public against having vigils and religious activities in areas considered to be isolated and that if at all such places of worship want to have programmes, they should inform the police so that patrols could be extended to such areas and adequate security provided,” he added.

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