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Oyo police command hunts for Methodist pastor’s kidnappers

OYO State Police Command has set machinery in motion to hunt for the kidnappers of a priest of the Methodist Church, The Reverend Dr Biodun Ogunbekun, who was kidnapped on Thursday, by five gunmen in Ibadan.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu made this known in a statement made available to Sunday Tribune, on Saturday afternoon.

It will be recalled that Ogunbekun, of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Akobo-Ojurin, Diocese of Agodi,  was kidnapped at about 7.00 p.m. at his farm at Kufi Area, along Olorunda-Aba road.

According to Ajisebutu, the Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi has directed that the cleric be rescued unhurt.

He said, “The Command is making frantic efforts to rescue him alive and arrest the culprits.

“The Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi, has set in motion necessary machinery to ensure this objective is achieved.”