Gunmen abduct pastor, three others in Plateau


Gunmen on Wednesday morning abducted a pastor with the Evangelic Church for West Africa (ECWA) and three other persons at Maigemu District of Jos East local government area of Plateau State.

A resident of the community told journalists the attackers stormed the community on motorcycles at about 6:00 a.m., headed to the church building, and whisked away the cleric in the presence of his family members.

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He listed the other victims as Usman Umaru, Agwom Dauda, and a woman identified as Sarah.

The spokesman for the state police command, Alfred Alabo, who confirmed the incident, said the operatives are on the kidnappers’ trail.

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