Islamic cleric Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold cries out as armed men kidnap his twin toddlers

Islamic cleric Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold cries out as armed men kidnap his twin toddlers

- A Muslim cleric, Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold , has called for help on social media following the abduction of his twin toddlers

- Akeugbagold claimed the children were kidnapped by armed men at his Ojoo residence in Ibadan

- The cleric pleaded with Nigerians on social media to help him spread the message and contact him with any useful information

It is indeed a distressful period for a Nigerian Islamic cleric identified as Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold, following the alleged abduction of his twin toddlers.

The cleric recently shared a post on his official Facebook page in which he shared the hartbreaking news of his children’s kidnap.

According to him, the incident took place at his Ojoo residence in Ibadan around 8pm on Saturday, April 25, shortly after he left the house for a recording session at the studio.

He said: "What a country! My twins children were kidnapped at gun point at my Ojoo residence Ibadan, around 8pm Saturday 10 minutes after I left my home recording lecture in a studio."

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The man of God pleaded with Nigerians on social media to help him amplify the message. According to him, his wife was barren for 12 years before she welcomed the set of twins.

Akeugbagold also shared photos of the abducted children and dropped a number for people who have useful information to share.

See his post below:

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Several Nigerians on the social media platform flooded his comment section with words of prayers.

Read some comments below:

Sofoluwe Opeoluwa Akinola: "God almighty will bring them back home safely in Jesus name"

Chisara Onukwue: "Lord please have mercy and let these kids b returned safely and in one piece"

oshua Bobby Akor: "With the GOD we serve, I trust HIM to bring them back to you safely."

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Evelyn Ogbonnaya: "God of little children let there be no peace with the kidnappers until they bring these twins to the same place they took them from...."

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Meanwhile, previously gathered the report of a medical doctor, Rilwanu Sadiq, who narrated how his 15-year-old son was killed by kidnappers after collecting N4.5m ransom. Sadiq, who works at the Abubakar Tafawa University Teaching Hospital, in Bauchi, disclosed that his son, Abubakar Sadiq, was kidnapped in front of their home. The doctor said after his family paid the ransom, the kidnappers continued to demand more money. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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