Residents of Ketu, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State were served real drama after a pastor, identified as Wale Fagbere reportedly got stuck while trying to destroy a shrine.
It was gathered that the pastor had told his congregation that he had a revelation to destroy all shrines in Ketu community.
It was learnt that residents raised alarm after he was found motionless in the shrine.
It was also gathered that it took the intervention of Alaye of Ayetoro, Oba Abdulaziz Adelakun, before the rituals to ‘release’ him was performed by the priests.
The state acting Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident, adding that the cleric might be charged for “sacrilege and malicious damage.”
He said, “The command got the report at its division in Ayetoro that one Evangelist Wale Fagbere went to Ketu to destroy traditional worshippers’ shrines. After the destruction, the man became motionless and could not talk.
“When the policemen visited the place, the traditionalists said the subject could not be taken away until some rites were performed. The victim was revived and handed over to his family for more spiritual cleansing.”