A Reverend Father from a prominent Catholic church in Ado Ekiti has been arrested on charges of sexual assault. The arrest follows allegations made by multiple individuals who reported inappropriate conduct by the cleric over the past several months.

According to local authorities, the Reverend Father, who has not been named pending further investigation, was taken into custody early this morning. The police have stated that they are treating the case with the utmost seriousness and are currently gathering evidence to support the ongoing investigation.

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The Diocese has released a statement expressing their concern and commitment to cooperating fully with the authorities. They have assured the community that they are taking necessary steps to address the situation and support those affected.