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Redeemed pastor shot dead on the altar

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A senior pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, King of Kings parish in Ketu, Bolanle Ibrahim has been shot dead on the altar while praying for his congregants.

The gunmen invaded the church premises located at Maidan, Ikosi Ketu local government while the deceased was praying during a child dedication.

After confirming Mr Ibrahim’s identity with a picture, the assailants attempted to drag him out of the church but we’re resisted by a senior pastor who was injured for questioning them before Mr Ibrahim was shot dead on the altar.

The deceased sister, Justina Alebiosu suspected that his brother had business deal with people who might want him dead.

“My thinking is that my brother had a business deal with someone”, She told NewTelegraph.

Reacting to the assassination, Ibrahim’s wife, Kudirat refuted the notion that her husband was a cultist, claiming that he fasted the day he was murdered in the church.

The spokesman of the Police in Lagos, Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed the incident and disclosed that tactical commanders are investigating the murder.

“We are investigating the case because we have a clue into the killing. We will unravel the case”, Adejobi said.

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