ECWA Pastor kidnapped by gunmen in Kaduna


..N2m ransom demanded

Barely hours after kidnap of a Monarch in Ondo state, unknown gunmen was also said to have kidnapped a senior pastor with Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, Rev. Yusuf Magaga of Kabene-surubu village in Kauru local government area of Kaduna State.

Information reaching Nigerian Pilot also have it that a sum of N2 million was demanded as ransom for the pastor to be released by his abductors.

A source and resident of the Kabene-surubu village, Mr. Jacob Wakili who told our Correspondent that the sad event took place at about 2AM Wednesday, also said the gunmen destroyed part of the church and left some persons injured.

He said the intervention of the local vigilantes saved the situation if not it would have been worst.

According to him, “My village was attacked by fulani herdsmen criminals but thank God the people were able to mobilised for defence, but the criminals still destroyed part of ECWA church, took away the Pastor of the church and left few injured.”

He said, the kidnappers are demanding for the sum of two million naira as ransom to release the Pastor.

Effort to reach the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman to confirm the incidence proved abortive as calls put to his mobile phone was not going through.

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Source:: Nigerian Pilot