A Four year old girl identified as Elo Ogidi, has mysteriously disappeared during a church service at the headquarters of the Christ Embassy in Oregun, Lagos last Sunday.
According to reports, Elo, her parents, two other siblings and their househlep had gone to church on Sunday for thanksgiving. While the parents went to attend the service in the adult church, Elo was left in the care of the house help at the children’s church section.
The reports of her disappearance has left the family distraught as they seek police intervention and the help of the general public in the search of their missing child
Efforts have been made to annouce the abduction in media houses, hoping that any one with useful information which could help get their child back would contact them
The Personal Assistant to Elo’s father, Solo Cosmos, who spoke to Punch, said
“The family were all there at that thanksgiving service and Elo was with the maid, who took care of the three kids of the family. Cake was shared for the children during the thanksgiving service and the maid went to get the kids’ slices. But when she returned, she discovered that Elo was not on her seat again. We got information from a child that he saw Elo outside the tent where they had the children thanksgiving service. The kid said after Elo came out of the tent, a woman grabbed her hand and took her away. We immediately organise a search party but she was not found.”
The case which has since been reported at the Alausa Police Station but was transferred to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba.
When contacted as regards the case, the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Bulus Musa, said
“I am aware of the case and we are working on it. We are still investigating the case.”