Bandits Kidnap Eight RCCG Members In Kaduna

Must read

Gov El-rufai Policies Impoverish, Oppress, S/Kaduna people -SOKAPU

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Governor El-rufai of Kaduna state has been accused of deliberately evolved policies and programs aimed...

No Plan To Increase Petrol Price In May – NNPC

There is no plan to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, for the month of...

NGF Sets Date To Implement Financial Autonomy For Judiciary

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has said it will ensure the implementation of financial autonomy for state legislative and judiciary institutions by...

CSOs investigation knocks out religious extremism allegation against Pantami

An interim report of a committee set up by the Joint Council on Civil Society and Religious Affairs in Nigeria, has cleared...

No fewer than eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) have been kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna State.

The gunmen were said to have abducted the church members on Friday evening while on transit along the Kachia Road in the southern part of the state.

While the authorities in the state have yet to react to the incident, the leader of the men’s fellowship of the church in the province, Elder Adaji, confirmed the abduction of their members to  on Saturday.

He explained that the abducted persons were on their way to Kachia for an evangelical outreach programme before their bus was ambushed by the bandits.

READ  Gunmen kidnap woman in Delta

According to sources from the church, the bandits stopped the bus conveying the persons and immediately transferred the eight passengers to their vehicle, and zoomed off to an unknown destination.

The church bus was said to have been abandoned on the road.

When contacted, the spokesman for the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, said the police have yet to confirm the incident.

The abduction of the church members comes on the heels of the chains of attacks by bandits on various communities in Kaduna State.

READ  Father of alleged sexually molested 7-yr-old granted bail

Copyright DAYBREAK.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from DAYBREAK NEWS.

More articles

Latest article

Gov El-rufai Policies Impoverish, Oppress, S/Kaduna people -SOKAPU

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Governor El-rufai of Kaduna state has been accused of deliberately evolved policies and programs aimed...

No Plan To Increase Petrol Price In May – NNPC

There is no plan to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, for the month of...

NGF Sets Date To Implement Financial Autonomy For Judiciary

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has said it will ensure the implementation of financial autonomy for state legislative and judiciary institutions by...

CSOs investigation knocks out religious extremism allegation against Pantami

An interim report of a committee set up by the Joint Council on Civil Society and Religious Affairs in Nigeria, has cleared...

Off printing N60 billion and our obtrusive Economy

By Adefolarin A. Olamilekan The history and development of the Nigerian State and its economy has been greatly affected...