RCCG pastor stabbed to death in Lagos church

A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in FESTAC Town, in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Pastor Babatunde Dada, has been stabbed to death by suspected hoodlums.

It was learnt that the cleric was killed inside the RCCG Chapel of Resurrection on 13 Road, 6th Avenue, FESTAC Town.

The murder, which reportedly took place on Thursday, December 2, was said to have been perpetrated by two new converts who came to the church for the first time a Sunday before the incident.

Reports had it that two youths were said to have come out during an altar call and surrendered their lives to Jesus.

It was further gathered that the church had accommodated them on its premises after they claimed to be stranded.

It was also stated that they had barely spent a week in the church when they reportedly stabbed the cleric to death.

To confirm the development was the wife of the cleric, Bose, who told the media that she called her husband on the day of the incident, and he promised to come home to rest.

According to her, “My husband was killed on December 2 at the church. He was the admin/accounts officer, as well as the parish pastor. I was not with him when he was killed, but I was told that they collected money from him. I heard that those who killed him were new converts.”

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