- Some victims of dreaded kidnappers in Nigeria have regained their freedom from the criminals
- The lucky people are Apostle Emmanuel Egoh Bako, and his wife, Cindy
- They were abducted when the kidnappers struck on Christmas day
In what many Nigerians have described as a great victory for the victims, Apostle Emmanuel Egoh Bako, and his wife, Cindy, have regained freedom from the criminals that kidnapped them recently.
Recall that they were abducted on Christmas day when gunmen invaded the Albarka Prayer Camp at Fadan Kagoma near Kafanchan in Jema’a local government area of the state.
Punch Newspaper reports that Samuel Aruwan, a commissioner in the state broke the news of the release to the press.
The newspaper also reports that Rev. Tony Inwulale, commissioner said the secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in Kaduna state, also confirmed the development.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that fear gripped the people of Bosso local government area of Niger state following the murder of Alhaji Ahmodu Mohammed, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Mohammed was said to have been killed by bandits on Thursday, December 24, and also kidnapped his three daughters, ThisDay reports.
According to eyewitnesses who described the incident as “unfortunate and pathetic”, the suspected bandits numbering 15 stormed the community wielding different weapons and started shooting to scare people.
Legit.ng reported that Philip Shekwor, chairman of APC in Nasarawa state was kidnapped.
Shekwor was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday night, November 21, at his residence along Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia. According to media sources, the kidnappers were yet to establish contact with members of the APC chieftain.
Effort of the police to ensure the safe release of the APC leader was abortive as he was found dead.
A source close to the family and leader of the APC in Nasarawa confirmed Shekwor's death.
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