RCCG pastor stabbed to death during vigil

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Pastor Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God
Pastor Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God

Police in Rivers State have confirmed the death of a Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) yet unidentified pastor who was stabbed during a vigil at one the church’s parishes in Port Harcourt.

According to the Vanguard newspaper, the incident occurred at the RCCG parish on Danjuma Street, Off Odili Road, in the Rivers State capital was having a vigil when at about 3 a.m Friday, a strange man walked in to stab the pastor.

A source in the neighborhood said, “The man came through the gates at that ungodly time, stabbed the security guard with a knife, brushed through the congregation and made for the alter.

“He then stabbed the pastor multiple times before storming out of the church to the amazement of his members.”

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When the Police Relations Officer, Rivers Command, Nnamdi Omoni was contacted, he said that, “The Command is aware. We have put machinery in place to ensure the arrest of the killer. An investigation has been launched.

The Redeemed community in Port Harcourt are yet to respond to the development at the time of filing this report.