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Oyo Govt. Confirms Release Of Kidnapped RCCG Pastor

Lucky Obukohwo, Reporting

The Oyo State government has confirmed the release of pastor Olugbenga Olawore of the Redeem Christian Church of God.

He was kidnapped at the Maya axis of Lanlate-Eruwa road in Oyo State.

The pastor and a few others were kidnapped, on Thursday, at the Maya axis of Lanlate-Eruwa road, all within the state boundary.

The state Commissioner for Information, Dotun Oyelade, revealed this in a statement in Ibadan, the state capital, on Sunday.

“Our people should be rest assured that our security apparatus in the state are fully alive and alert to their responsibilities.

“The State Government is monitoring and gauging the security situations within its boundary efficiently.

“Since the incident was reported, the government has been in close contact with the state Commissioner of Police, Hamzat Adebola, his team and our security teams and all parties have done the needful as usual to ensure the safety of lives and property of our citizens.” Oyelade said.

However, the police image maker of the state, Adewale Osifeso could not be reached for confirmation as his cell phone was not connecting as at press time.



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