Pastor Enoch Adeboye

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has condemned the gruesome rape and murder of a 22-year-old undergraduate of the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Omozuwa and vowed to work with the police to ensure the perpetrators were brought to book.

Omozuwa was raped and killed by unknown persons while reading in the RCCG church in Benin city.

However, Adeboye, in a statement on his twitter handle said all he could do at this time was to pray for the family of Omozuwa and do everything possible to bring the perpetrators to book.

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“All I can do at this time is to pray for the family of Omozuwa and do everything possible working with relevant authorities to bring the perpetrators to book.

“I and members of my Family condemn this act strongly and urge everyone to stay calm as we are already looking into the matter and cooperating with the police to establish the facts of the shocking incident,” he said.

Read full statement from RCCG below