We brought you news of the 9 year old boy that was chained in a celestial church of Christ, Key of Joy parish, Ajibawo in the Ado Odo/ Ota Local Government area of Ogun. He was inhumanly treated in a way that can not be described and should not be faced by a child. As promised we followed up on the case. We reported he was rescued from the church by NSCDC officers. At the time of filing the report who chained the boy named Taiwo was unknown.
Report has it that the boy was chained for more than one month by his father, Francis Taiwo because he thought the boy have evil spirits. Top Celestial Church members have condemn such act and a statement have been released by the hierarchy of the church saying it does not condone such abuse in any form.
The boy is now with the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. He was recieved by Shotudo Olumide the Dir. Of Social Welfare Services. Currently he is in Stella Obasanjo Childrn’s Home.
There is also a report that the wife of the State governor, Olufunso Amosun is intrested in the boy.
DSP Muyiwa Adejobi who is in charge of the case had this to say, “It is a terrible case. Apart from being criminal, it is inhuman. The command condemns the act in totality. The AIG has directed that the matter be thoroughly investigated.”
“We want to assure members of the public that the case will be used to serve as a deterrent to those who abuse children.”