Unknown Gunmen have attacked a Church in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State and abducted about 10 Girls and Seven other persons.
It was unclear whether, Rev. Zachariya Ido, the Pastor Of the Church, Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Dankade Village in Igabi local government area was among the Kidnapped victims.
Another gang of gunmen have also killed one Obadiah Samson and kidnapped two members of Nasara Baptist church Guguwa village, near Rigasa in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State.
Confirming the Kidnapping of the 10 Girls and five others In Birnin Gwari, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of the local government, Pastor Emmanuel Ibrahim, said the gunmen stormed the Church on Saturday evening when the Girls and other men were having a fellowship Of choristers.
He said: “the gunmen stormed the church when the they were holding a combine Choir Fellowship, they asked everyone in the church to surrender his or her phones and demanded the whereabout of the pastor.”
“After threatening the choristers on the whereabouts of the Church Pastor, the choristers then became afraid and showed them the pastor home. They went and took him away, his daughter with 15 others amongst which there is the son of the pastor of Assemblies of God Church,” he said.
Rev. Nath Waziri, Secretary of Zaria District Church Council (DCC) Of the ECWA, in a text message also confirmed the abduction of his members.
“Sad to inform you that one of our pastors, his daughter and other members of the ECWA Church Dankade were kidnapped early hours of Saturday night. Let’s pray for God’s intervention and deliverance,” the text from Reverend Nath Waziri read.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the Kaduna State police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo pledged to verify the information and revert.