Abducted Redeemed church pastor in Calabar released

Nigerian police

The police on Monday confirmed that a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Sunday Adediran, who was abducted in Calabar, Cross River State on November 13, has been released.

Cross River State Police Command spokesperson Irene Ugbo said a teacher was also released. The teacher’s name was not disclosed.

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aminu Alhassan, issued a strict order to men of Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad to go for their release and immediately, they swung into action,” Ugbo told NAN.

“I want to commend the swift action of SP Awodi Abdulhameed and his Dragon squad, their efforts yielded result and I can confirm to you that the victims are now in safe hands.

“I want to appeal to the public not to wait until something happens before they report, they should always report strange movement around them to curb this kind of ugly incident.”