Gunmen Kidnap Redeemed Church Pastor During Service In Kogi, Demand N50m Ransom

Published 3 years ago by: Mister Jay Wonder
at 06:18 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)

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It was gathered that Pastor Ayo Raphael was kidnapped during the Sunday service at the Resurrection parish of the RCCG in Kabba junction in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

Eyewitnesses said the kidnappers, numbering about 10, stormed the church auditorium at about 9am and ordered the congregation to lie face down.

An eyewitness, who pleaded not to be named, said:

“The pastor was dragged out of the church into the bush while the abductors shot sporadically into the air to facilitate their escape.”

Although no lives were lost, many members of the congregation were said to have sustained injuries as a result of their scampering for safety as the kidnappers were shooting into the air.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the kidnappers had contacted the church, demanding N50m before the pastor could be released.

The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said he had yet to be briefed about the incident.

He promised to get back to Punch on the police efforts on the matter, but had yet to do so as of press time.



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moralemike07 at 06:28 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Made in Nigeria kidnapping.
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Giftous1 at 07:21 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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even for inside church???  holy ghost kobokooooo!!!
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Giftous1 at 07:21 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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even for inside church???  holy ghost kobokooooo!!!
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DAMILARE100 at 08:06 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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More lucrative than kidnapping a Governor. Man must wack
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DAMILARE100 at 08:07 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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2016 version of tithe collections
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kp45 at 08:42 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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For house of God
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Wazubia at 09:20 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Now i have to follow them and say this that i hate to heàr, wlcome to Zoo,  of baboons and monkey's.  This is shameful.
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Powerfulify at 09:44 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Let d  police if they can come out trace dis matter 2 congregation of dat church, bcos a thief cannot go 2 unfamiliar place without an insider.
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zezprincess at 09:59 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmmm,there is no smoke without fire,abeg ndi police make una investigate d kidnap well,person wey dey kidnap pastor ,where them want make he bring money give dem? An insider is in this game or maybe na pastor plan his own kidnap.cos trust nobody this days.
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gogoman at 10:43 AM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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make adeboye go pay the money
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AmazingMarie at 04:17 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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where do they want the church to get that kind of money from?
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winace at 05:08 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm there's no smoke wit out fire anyway.
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cocoeni at 05:30 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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kidnappers for inside house of God again? nawaoo ......
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Novic at 06:05 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Na everyday we they hear about kidnapping. this is getting out of hand, and this cause becz of unemployement in this country, FG should do somethn to stop this so call kidnapping.
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Novic at 06:10 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Na everyday we they hear about kidnapping. this is getting out of hand, and this cause becz of unemployement in this country, FG should do somethn to stop this so call kidnapping.
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okatee at 08:58 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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WAIT OOO, ABI DASUKI GIV DIS PASTOR #50 MILLION? CUS OLU RECEIVE 100 MILLION  ND HIS ABDUCTORS DEMAND 100 MILLION.
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SOGaiya at 10:02 PM, 13/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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kip praying
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Oworen25 at 01:49 PM, 14/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Make they still hold on with the man of God, when the angle of God visit them they will know
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Sparky12 at 10:09 AM, 26/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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kk
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