The Ogun State Police Command said it has rescued one of the five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) abducted on Thursday.
It was gathered that the pastors were travelling to the Redemption Camp along Lagos-Ibadan expressway for the RCCG Convention when they were abducted around J3 forest on Ogbere road, in Ijebu-East local government area of the state.
The Police said the only woman among the five victims, identified as Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidimma, was rescued early Saturday morning and would soon be taken to the convention ground.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Saturday to newsmen.
“The Ogun State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that one of the kidnap victims, Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidimma, the only woman among them, has been rescued unhurt.
“The woman, who is a deaconess of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, regained her freedom in the early hours of today, 3rd of August, 2019, and she is currently at the Command’s headquarters in Abeokuta, where arrangement is being made to take her to the Redemption Camp.”
Speaking on the fate of the remaining four victims, Oyeyemi said,
“Efforts are on top gear to rescue the remaining victims, as the kidnappers who kept them in separate locations were changing their locations from time to time within the forest.
“The Command hereby wishes to assure members of the public that the remaining victims will soon be rescued.”