Nigeria Pastor Fakes Own Kidnap, Demands N3 Million Ransom


A Methodist church pastor identified as Adewuyi Adegoke, has been apprehended by the Ekiti State Police Command for allegedly faking his own kidnap.

Rev’d Adegoke, was reported missing on the Esa Oke-Aramoko road while travelling to Ado Ekiti on Sunday, it was claimed that he was abducted by herdsmen while travelling.

It was learned that his purported ‘abductors’ contacted the Methodist church to demand for a ransom of three million while also threatening to murder the cleric if the ransom was not paid by Thursday.

A source within the Police Command in Ado Ekiti confirmed that Rev’d Adegoke was tracked through the mobile phone that he was using to contact his family.


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