ADVERTISEMENT

Gunmen abduct Methodist priest in Ibadan

The bishop, Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Agodi has appealed to the authorities to ensure the release of the priest.

According to reports, the clergyman was taken at his farm located in Kufi area, along Olounda-Aba road, Ibadan.

Rt. Rev. Amos Ajiboye, the bishop of the diocese has released a statement calling on the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi to assist in finding the kidnapped priest.

“The whereabouts of the priest is still unknown. On behalf of the Prelate of the church, His Eminence, Dr. K. Uche, and the Archbishop of Ibadan, Most Rev. M.K. Stephen, I appeal to the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, the state Commissioner of Police and other security agencies to please assist in finding the whereabouts of the minister of God and help release him unhurt.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Report says that Ogunbekun was at the farm with two of his staff when five gunmen abducted him and took him to an unknown location.

The gunmen reportedly took him away on foot.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Top 10 countries in Africa with the best logistics performance

Top 10 countries in Africa with the best logistics performance

Most punctual African airlines

Most punctual African airlines

31 years later, Nigeria is still trapped in MKO Abiola's 1993

31 years later, Nigeria is still trapped in MKO Abiola's 1993

Top 10 African cities with the most expensive real estate

Top 10 African cities with the most expensive real estate

10 songs for your Father's Day Playlist

10 songs for your Father's Day Playlist

10 smallest African countries by land mass

10 smallest African countries by land mass

Top 10 diamond producing countries in Africa

Top 10 diamond producing countries in Africa

5 best English speaking countries in Africa

5 best English speaking countries in Africa

10 African countries with the highest money laundering risk

10 African countries with the highest money laundering risk

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT