The Osun Baptist Conference of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, on Friday, hailed the Governor of Osun state, Senator Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke over the role the state government played in the release of their kidnapped church members.
Recall that Governor Adeleke had earlier in the week ordered all security agencies to swing to action secure the release of the kidnapped victims.
The conference noted that the Governor’s timely intervention and executive order to all security agencies contributed to the initial release of first two kidnapped victims earlier in the week and the three remaining victims on Friday.
This was contained in a statement jointly signed by Rev. Dr Paul Kolawole, President, Osun Baptist Conference and Rev. Dr Sunday Ogundijo, Chairman, Osun Baptist Conference.l have you Facebook is fish now
The statement reads “On behalf of the Osun Baptist Conference, the Nigerian Baptist Convention, and the entire Iwo Baptist Community, I write to sincerely appreciate your Excellency on the vital roles you played towards the rescue of four of our people who were kidnapped between January 11th and 16th 2023.
“It is interesting to inform your Excellency that we highly value your timely intervention more especially in the given of your executive order and other measures taken to fast-track the rescue process.
“It is interesting to inform your Excellency that two people were released on the 17th, while the last two were just released today Friday 20th January, 2023 even though with cumulative payment of ransoms of N10 Million.
“We will appreciate it if your Excellency will grant us an audience by given us a day to bring the four victims to you in order to show our sense of appreciation. IT will also enable us as a Conference to felicitate with you on your successful ascension as the Executive Governor of our state.”