Twelve days after he was kidnapped, State Overseer, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Kebbi State, Pastor David Onubedo was Saturday released by his abductors.
Onubedo, a top Deeper Life pastor was abducted by gunmen on 25 January, 2016 in his house in Okene, Kogi State shortly after the Monday Bible Study of the church which was held in his house.
The kidnappers had established contact with his wife and demanded for N50 million ransom, which was later slashed to N10 million and later to N1 million before they could release him.
Sources closed to Onubedo’s family confirmed to journalists that the pastor was released in the morning by his abductors.
Also, the State Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Niger State, Pastor Araromi Toyin announced to the large crowd gathered at the Minna Deeper Life Camp Ground Saturday during the Mini-Congress of the church that Onubedo has been released.
Toyin told the congregation, who are workers in the church, that Onubedo was released by the kidnappers without any ransom paid, saying he was released unconditionally.
There was jubilation among the congregation as they praised God that their prayers had been answered.