Baptist church pastor found dead inside car in Ekiti


Revd. Johnson Oladimeji of Solution Baptist Church, Ikere Ekiti has been found dead in his car along Igbara Odo-Ikere Ekiti Road.

It was gathered that he was shot dead in his car on Thursday while returning to Ikere Ekiti from a trip to Osun State.

He was found after a search party was sent by his worried family.

“The man was returning from Osun State on Thursday evening and decided to make use of the Igbara Odo route to Ikere-Ekiti when he was ambushed and shot dead by the gunmen in the evening,” a source told PUNCH.

President of Ekiti Baptist Church Revd Adeyinka Aribasoye said the deceased had travelled to see his mother at Ipetu Ijesa in Osun State and was returning from the journey when the incident occurred.

Ekiti police spokesperson Sunday Abutu said he was yet to get information on the incident.