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Kidnapping: 'Stop Organizing Prayer Sessions in Forests' - Police Warn Christians

In the face of the disturbing trend of kidnappings currently plaguing the country, the Ogun State Police Command has warned Christian organizations and other members of the public to desist from holding prayer sessions and camps in the forests.

The command expressed serious concern that, despite several warnings and awareness campaigns, some members of the public still engage in the act of organizing prayer sessions in the forest, making them easy prey for kidnapping gangs using the forests as hideouts.

This was made known in a statement signed by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi. He insisted that the warning was important even though the command recognizes the individual right to freedom of religion of the country's citizenry.

Oyeyemi assured residents of the state that the command was working assiduously to get rid of hoodlums and criminal elements who have taken to kidnapping as a means of livelihood. He added that for now, members of the public should desist from creating opportunities for criminals to operate.

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The Police Spokesman urged churches and organizations who have a compelling reason to organize prayer sessions in isolated places, to notify the nearest police station for advice and possible security patrol of the area.

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