Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Gunmen kill pastor, abduct wife in Kaduna

Gunmen have killed the resident pastor of the Living Faith Church, Romi New Extension, in Kaduna State, Jeremiah Omolara.

The pastor’s wife, according to a source, was abducted. The incident was said to have taken place along Kaduna-Abuja Road while the pastor and the wife were traveling to Abuja.

The source said the gunmen opened fire on their vehicle, killing the pastor on the spot. They later took the wife into the bush.

The son, it was learnt,  escaped from the bandits. The source added that the abductors were demanding N50m as ransom.

The Chairman of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Joseph Hayab, confirmed the incident.

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