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Hoodlums invade church, beat up pastor, hack member in Lagos

A 70-year-old elder in the church pleaded with them to leave him.

Pastor of a Celestial Church of Christ, Adewunmi Awotidoye, has been hospitalised after armed thugs invaded the church in the Jakande area of Lagos State.
The thugs, who were armed with guns and machetes, were said to have stormed the church on motorcycles during a service, beat up the cleric and also cut him with a machete.