PHOTOS: NSCDC Rescues Chained 9-Year-Old Tortured Boy In Ogun Church
Taiwo Korede, aged nine years old, who had been chained for weeks at Celestial Church of Christ key of Joy Parish Ajiwo.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Saturday, July 23, disclosed that it rescued a nine-year old boy, who was chained for weeks by a church in Ogun State.
The NSCDC said in a statement sent to news outlets on Saturday that Taiwo Korede was on Friday, July 22, rescued from the Celestial Church of Christ (Key of Joy Parish, Ajiwo) at Ajibawo in Ado Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State.
The statement said Korede was rescued while in chains, and that the case had been transferred to the appropriate authority for further investigation.
Three photographs, including one showing an emaciated Korede in chains, were attached to the one-paragraph statement the NSCDC sent out to the media.
Below is the full text of the NSCDC statement.
“On the 22nd of July 2016,at about 10:30hrs at Ajibawo in Ado Odo OTA Division 2, NSCDC officers rescue a boy, named Taiwo Korede, aged nine years old, who had been chained for weeks at Celestial Church of Christ key of Joy Parish Ajiwo.
“The case has since been transfer to the appropriate authority for further investigation.”