Suspected gunmen kidnap cleric, wife in Kaduna

Suspected Gunmen have Kidnapped a cleric and his wife in Jema’a Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

This was confirmed by the Kaduna State government on Saturday.

According to the statement by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, “Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government the kidnapping of Apostle Emmanuel Egoh Bako and his wife, Cindy Bako in Jema’a Local Government Area.

“According to the report, unidentified gunmen attacked the Albarka praying camp along the Afana-Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi road.”

The statement further said, “They fired sporadically, hitting a vehicle as can be seen in the attached pictures, before abducting Apostle Bako, his wife and one Mr Douglas from the camp.

“Troops arrived the location and pursued the kidnappers who were, however, able to escape with the victims.

“Apostle Bako is the State Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria,” the statement said.

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