Christmas turn bad for RCCG pastor, as him and his family drown in swimming pool.
Tragedy: RCCG pastor, son and daughter drown inside a pool in Spain
Dez Mayorz report
A 52-year-old pastor of The Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Gabriel Diya, his 16-year-old son, Praise Emmanuel Diya and 9-year-old daughter, Comfort Diya, drowned inside the swimming pool in the Costa del Sol resort in Southern Spain on Tuesday December 24th.
Gabriel Diya who was until his death the Minister in charge of the Open Heavens of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Charlton, South-East London, was on a family vacation with his wife and their children.
Unfortunately, his daughter Comfort got into difficulty while playing in one of the 21 swimming pools in the resort.
Himself and his son jumped in to try to save her but also struggled in the water despite poolside attempts to resuscitate them, all three died at the scene.
His wife, Olubunmi, who was with them prayed fervently as CPR was performed on her husband and children. Sadly, they were all confirmed dead by the doctors.