A Redeemed Christian Church of God pastor, Alex Ochienu, has been brutally assaulted by two Nigerian soldiers.
The Punch reported, the pastor was assaulted and beaten into a coma simply because he refused to obey their order to frog jump.
Ochienu alleged that he was flogged by a corporal identified as, M. Dankwa and his colleague until he collapsed and was rushed to the Gwarimpa general hospital where he was admitted at the emergency ward.
The pastor who is also a civil engineer said he was supervising construction works at Paradise Estate, Life Camp, Abuja when the soldiers invaded the site with officials of the Development Control Department and assaulted him and other workers.
He explained that the soldiers hit him with rifle bottoms and kicked him in the stomach because he refused to do frog jumps while he was fasting. He said the incident occurred on Tuesday, January 17, around 3pm.
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He expressed that he pleaded with the soldiers that he was fasting but they refused to listen and beat him until he collapsed.
He said: “The soldiers rushed into the site and ordered everyone to frog-jump; they flogged the workers and threatened to shoot us. I tried to explain to them that I was weak because I was fasting, but Dankwa was infuriated by my explanation."
“He kicked me in the stomach; another soldier also joined in beating me till I collapsed. When they saw that I was almost lifeless, they left and I was rushed to the hospital by the workers.”
Ochienu further said he plans to take legal action against the Development Control Department and the military for the assault.
The Development Control Director, Muktar Galadima, when contacted said he was informed about the situation and he apologized
He said: “I said sorry, but I didn’t see the victim of the attack.”
Na wa oo!