Egba Cathedral Diocese Goes Into Preventive Actions Against Possible Bandits And Hoodlums Attack.


The Egba Cathedral Diocese has swung into action to further tighten security of all Anglican Churches in Egbaland and Ogun State.

This was followed by the recent heartless incident in an Owoh Church, where bandits barged into a Catholic congregation, and killed many innocent lives

Speaking with Newsflagship reporter, the Provost, St’ Peters Cathedral Church, Ake, Abeokuta, Reverend Isaac Adeyemi Adeniji noted that, the whole Owoh killings was new, especially in this country, adding that, it was unheard that bandits would attack churches, and killed as many, as it happened in Owoh.

The Provost noted that, the heinous act was an abuse of privilege to buy ammunitions on the part of government.

Reverend Adeniji stated that, delay was dangerous, hence, measures needed to be taken to guard against such event in the State

He reiterated that, when the Owoh incident happened, Bishop Emmanuel Oludaisi called on all dignitaries in the town and outside, to have a discussion on security and how they could prevent such occurrence from happening in Egba diocese and other churches,

The Provost stated that, as the position of St’ Peters Cathedral Church in Ogun State and Nigeria, they had swung into action and had informed DPO, Oke-Itoku, Divisional Headquarters, to recruit Police Officers during any church service and other occasional events in the diocese.

He therefore confirmed that, for the past three weeks, the Police had been cooperating and had been recruiting adequate Police Personnels in the church.

Reverend Adeniji added that, Security personnels had been working assiduously to ensure safety were put in place.

He also disclosed that, they had aligned with other technological equipments, such as CCTV cameras and others, so as to monitor the exit and entry of people in the Nigeria first church and other Anglican Churches.

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