Suspected Kidnappers Kill Baptist Church Cleric In Ekiti

LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed one of the vicars of the First Baptist Church Ikere Ekiti, Reverend Oladimeji, in Ikere-Igbara Odo road, Ikere Ekiti, the headquarters of Ikere Local government area of Ekiti State.

Rev Oladimeji was murdered on Friday morning at a spot around the College of Education (now Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology) of the town.

It was learnt that the gunmen who were hiding in the bush along the road attacked his vehicle at the University area and shot severally at his vehicle in an attempt to stop the driver from fleeing.

Reports had it that the cleric was hit by some of the bullets rained at his vehicle.

Another source said that the kidnappers flagged down the cleric vehicle on the highway but the driver who suspected foul play attempted to escape and they rained bullets on the vehicle.

This is coming barely 24 hours after kidnappers killed traditional ruler of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adeusi, the Olufon of Ifon.

The Ekiti State police command spokesperson, Sunday Abutu, said he was yet to be briefed on the incident.

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