Ogun Pastor gets stuck in Shrine, becomes speechless


Ogun Pastor gets stuck in Shrine, becomes speechless
Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta
A pastor identified as Wale Fagbere got stuck in a shrine in Ketu community in Ayetoro under Yewa North local government area of Ogun state while destroying the traditional worshipers’ shrines.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that, the pastor whose church could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report reportedly became motionless and speechless in the shrine.
It was gathered that, Pastor Fagbere was reported to have told his congregation that he had been directed by God to destroy all the shrines in Ketu community.
An attempts to destroy the shrines boomeranged as he got stuck in the shrine , looking like statue , prompting the people in the area to raised alarm.
Further findings showed that the priests in charge of the shrine insisted that until they perform some rituals on him before he could be let out of the hook.
It was gathered that, the intervention of the Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba Abdulaziz Adelakun saved the acclaimed man of God as he was treated by the priests before he gained his consciousness.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident, said, the man might be charged for sacrilege and malicious damage.
He said ” the command got the report at her division in Ayetoro that one Evang . Wale Fagbere went to Ketu to destroy traditional worshippers ‘ shrines . After the destruction, the man became unconscious, motionless and cannot talk.
“When the policemen visited the place, the traditionalists claimed that the subject cannot be taken away until some spiritual exercise has been performed.
“The Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba abdulAzeez Adelakun waded into the matter which led to the release of the man. The victim has been revived and has been handed over to his family for more spiritual cleansing”.
But, when asked who the Police would charge between the traditionalists and the victim, the PPRO said, the victim would be charged for sacrilege and malicious damage after he got well.
He said, the Police next step would be determined by the traditionalists if they complain to the Police.
According to the PPRO, if the traditionalists complain about the destruction of their shrine, the victim would be charged for sacrilege and malicious damage.
“Everybody has right to worship anything he so desires”, Oyeyemi said.

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