Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Freed After Abduction in Oyo State

Olugbenga Olawore, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, who was abducted along the Lanlate-Eruwa road in Oyo State, has been released from captivity. The incident occurred at the Maya axis of the road on Thursday, with Olawore among those kidnapped.

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Dotun Oyelade, confirmed Olawore’s release in a statement issued in Ibadan, the state capital, on Sunday. Oyelade reassured the public of the state government’s commitment to security, emphasizing the vigilance of security agencies in safeguarding lives and property within the state.

While commending the efforts of the state Commissioner of Police, Hamzat Adebola, and security teams in responding to the incident, Oyelade reiterated the government’s assurance of Oyo State’s status as one of the most peaceful states in the country.

Efforts to obtain comments from the state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, were unsuccessful as his mobile number was unreachable at the time of reporting.


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