Insecurity: Gunmen kidnap Baptist pastor in Kaduna, threaten to kill him

Insecurity: Gunmen kidnap Baptist pastor in Kaduna, threaten to kill him

- Another pastor identified as Reverend Elisha Noma has been kidnapped in Kaduna by gunmen

- The pastor is said to be in charge of Nagarta Baptist Church, Angwan Makiri, near Udawa, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state

- According to his son, the gunmen numbering about 20 stormed the village around 1:30am on Wednesday, August 14

Reverend Elisha Noma of Nagarta Baptist Church, Angwan Makiri, near Udawa, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, has been abducted by gunmen.

This is coming barely two weeks after a pastor in charge of Living Faith Church, Angwan Romi, Kaduna, Jeremiah Omolara, was killed and ransom was paid to free his abducted wife, The Nation reports.

Legit.ng gathers that the pastor's son identified as Emmanuel said that the gunmen numbering about 20 stormed the village around 1:30am on Wednesday, August 14.

Emmanuel said: “They came around 1 am. They were about 20 armed men came to the village and started hitting at doors but nobody opened. They then forced their way into houses and vandalised properties. They carted away some valuables including mobile phones and clothing in my mother’s box.

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“They picked me together with my father. But after a while into the bush, I was released and they went away with my father. One of them was dressed in military camouflage.

“As they released me, they threatened that if we fail to bring money in five days even though they didn’t mention the specific ransom, they will kill him.

“We are yet to report to the police because even when we had similar experience in the past and we contacted them, they did not do anything about it. So, it is of no use.”

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Legit.ng previously reported that a resident pastor of the Living Faith Church in Kaduna identified as Jeremiah Omolara was killed by kidnappers and his wife abducted.

The pastor, his wife and his son were said to have been attacked along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Sunday, August 4.

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The gunmen opened fire on their vehicle, killing the pastor on the spot before taking his wife into the bush, while the son escaped.

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