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Abducted RCCG ministers regain freedom

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Nigeria Police Force says it has rescued the five Redeemed Christain Church of God (RCCG) ministers who were kidnapped along Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu expressway on Thursday night.

Abimbola Oyeyemi, public relations officer of the Ogun State Police Command, confirmed this on Saturday.

The police had earlier identified the victims as Chidioze Eluwa, Chiemela Iroha, Okoro Ohowukwe, Ndubuizi Owuabueze, and Ibelegbo Chidinma.

They were reported to have been heading to Lagos from the eastern part of the country when gunmen stopped their vehicles and took them into the forest.

The police had earlier announced the safe rescue of Ibelegbo Chidinma, a deaconess in RCCG.

Ibelegbo was rescued in the early hours of Saturday and she was taken to the command’s headquarters in Abeokuta.

Bashir Makama, Ogun state commissioner of police was reported to have led the operation to rescue the victims.

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