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Kidnapped RCCG pastor regains freedom


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A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Olugbenga Olawore, who was abducted along the Maya axis of Lanlate-Eruwa road in Oyo State, has been released from captivity.

According to reports by The PUNCH, Olawore was kidnapped on Thursday alongside a few others within the state boundary.

The State Commissioner for Information, Dotun Oyelade, confirmed the pastor’s release in a statement issued in Ibadan, the state capital, on Sunday. He assured the public of the state government’s commitment to ensuring security and safety within its boundaries.

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

He further stated, “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.”

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Oyelade reiterated Oyo State’s position as one of the most peaceful states in the country.

Efforts to reach the state Police Public Relations Officer, Adewale Osifeso, for comments were unsuccessful as his mobile number was unreachable.