Gunmen abduct popular Nigerian pastor, son in Ondo

There was palpable tension in Ondo State after after unknown gunmen kidnapped a pastor identified as Venerable Olu Obanla.

The Christian cleric was reportedly abducted alongside his son,  on Ifon-Okeluse Road in Ose Local Government Area of the state, on Saturday.

It was gathered that the victims were traveling along the road when the hoodlums accosted and dragged them into the bush to an unknown destination.

A source said shortly after the abduction, the bandits contacted the family and demanded a sum of N10million for the release of the victims.

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The family were unable to get the money as they could only gather N1million which was refused by the abductors.

Spokesperson of the state command, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the incident and said efforts were on going by the detectives of the command to rescue the victims.

Source: TVC News

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