- A pastor has been sent to his early grave following a gruesome decision of kidnappers in Kogi state
- ECWA Pastor, David Musa, was murdered in cold blood after his abductors collected a ransom, at Obajana, Kogi state
- The Kogi state commissioner of police, CP Onuoha Benthrand, has confirmed the unfortunate incident and ordered a chase after the perpetrators
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Kogi state, Lokoja - Kidnappers have killed a pastor in Kogi state after the family paid his ransom.
How the pastor was killed by kidnappers in Kogi state
Daily Trust reported that kidnappers killed Pastor David Musa of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) at Obajana, Kogi state, after collecting a ransom of N1 million.
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Musa was said to have been abducted while tending to his crops on his farm at Obajana in Lokoja local government on Monday, November 13.
The church in a statement disclosed that the kidnappers demanded N20m ransom shortly after the cleric was kidnapped but the assailants had collected N1 million ransom from them, after intensive negotiation.
However, the Kogi state police command’s public relations officer confirmed the unfortunate incident.
He noted that the commissioner of police, CP Onuoha Benthrand, has ordered the anti-riot squad to move in immediately to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to face the law, Leadership report added.
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