By Temitope Adedeji, Akure
More facts have emerged on how kidnappers stormed a Deeper Life Church on Monday and abducted Pastor Otamayomi Ogedengbe at Onigari area of Shagari Village, Akure, the Ondo State capital.
It was gathered that Pastor Ogedengbe, a native of Akungba Akoko was kidnapped in the church around 8:37pm.
Pastor Ogedengbe is a retired director in the ministry of education in the state.
His abduction was confirmed by Mr. Paul, a member of the church.
He said: “He was kidnapped inside the church. They came with a black Corolla sports car.”
The wife could not hold tears as she narrated that Pastor Ogedengbe was whisked away in the church while the weekly service was ongoing.
She said further that, the pastor was sitting by her side when they came in.
According to her, the kidnappers said that somebody had drove against them outside the church which they wanted him to intervene.
She said: “They forced him out of the church into a black corolla car parked outside and started shooting sporadically into the air and faced Irese road.”
However, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Tee Leo Ikolo, who spoke with Western post correspondent on Tuesday at the Police Headquarters said: “The police will get the pastor out of the kidnappers’ den in no distance time with the help of other security agencies.”