- Amid the rising cases of insecurity in Kaduna state, Pastor Adeboye has met with the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai
- Adeboye's visit follows the recent release of some of his members kidnapped by bandits in the northern state
- Details of the two leaders' meeting are yet to be released at the time of filing this report
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has met with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
A tweet by the Kaduna state government sighted by Legit.ng indicates that the meeting was held on Tuesday, April 13, at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House in Kaduna.
While details of the meeting are yet to be released, Legit.ng notes that it came days after Pastor Adeboye disclosed that eight members of the church kidnapped in Kaduna had been released.
The prominent cleric had on Thursday, April 8, said all the eight kidnapped members of the church were taken to hospital for examination after they regained freedom.
''Today I got the exciting news that our brethren who were in captivity of kidnappers have all been released and taken to the Hospital for checkup and tests. Glory be to Jesus. We pray for lasting peace in all troubled regions of the country in Jesus name.’’
Legit.ng had reported that the members of RCCG, Region 30, Trinity Sanctuary, Kaduna, were attacked on Friday, March 26, near Doka along the Kachia-Kafanchan Road, on their way to a programme.
In another report, Governor El-Rufai has said that the state government would soon secure the freedom of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka in the Igabi local government area of the state.
The Kaduna state governor made this known on Wednesday, April 7, while receiving five of the 39 students abducted by bandits who invaded the school on March 11.
Legit.ng gathered that the students were reunited with their parents after the troops rescued them on Monday, April 5.