There was anxiety and pandemonium as one of Pastor Enoch Adeboye’s ally was carried away by unknown gunmen during church service.
The incident occurred at the Santos Bus stop parish in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
An eye witness account noted that “The pastor came earlier around 7am to prepare for a workers’ meeting.
“The shocking thing was that the men walked in quietly like new members.
“They dressed like people who had come 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.
“The pastor got to the church before anyone else and only three members had arrived before the abduction.
“We discovered after they had left that 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 members.
“It is a sad occurrence in our area that residents are being abducted, raped, assaulted and even killed every day.
“It is a problem that has been left to become a calamity.
“I think the state government and the police really need to do something about these recurring incidents. We are at the mercy of the Ijaw boys,” the source said.
The abduction of Pastor Bajomo prompted church members to immediately report the incidence to the police.
The head of Media and Publicity Relation of in RCCG, Pastor Segun Adegbiji, confirmed the abduction.
According to Pastor Segun, “RCCG will not take abduction or murder of our pastors and members any more.
“We like to warn murderers and abductors that God will show up with anger and fire.
“He will consume them speedily.”