Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo,
Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Sunday after some gunmen walked in and
abducted the pastor during the service.
pastor, identified only as Bajomo, was whisked away by the gunmen, who
came to the church as if they were new members.
pastor, who was abducted around 7am, was the first to reach the parish
and was preparing for a workers’ meeting which usually preceded the
as Esther, said the gunmen wore attractive clothes as if they had come
for the church service.
around 7am to prepare for a workers’ meeting. The shocking thing was
that the men walked in quietly like new members.
to church. They had Bibles with them. They did not shoot or display any
weapon. It was when they got to the pastor that they brought out their
guns and ordered him to come with them.
they were Ijaw militants. They have taken away our pastor. Some members,
after the incident, went to the pastor’s house to inform his family
residents are being abducted, raped, assaulted and even killed every
day. It is a problem that has been left to become a calamity.
police really need to do something about these recurring incidents. We
are at the mercy of the Ijaw boys.”
“We like to warn murderers and abductors that God will show up with anger and fire. He will consume them speedily.”