Joy, Sadness Trail Release of Kidnapped Kaduna Pastors: Two Alive, One Dead

Joy filled the air but punctured by tears as the three Pastors abducted along Kaduna-Abuja highway last week Monday, two came out alive while one was found dead.
The General Secretary of Haddiyar Ekklesiya Kristi A Nigeria (HEKAN) church, Reverend Jibrailu Wobiya, said that Reverend Emmanuel Dziggau and Reverend Yakubu Dzarma (Rtd) were found alive while Reverend Iliya Anto was found dead. The Pastors, he said, were found in a forest close to Dutse after Sabon Gaya..
The abductors had earlier contacted the church demanding a ransom of N100million.
It could not be ascertained whether the ransom was paid or not before their release.
Unknown gunmen had on Monday March 21, 2016 stormed the church prayer camp along Kaduna-Abuja highway, kidnapping the three clergy men who were supervising work in preparation for Easter retreat.
Indeed, members of the Taraya Ekklesiyoyin Kristi A Nigeria (Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria, TEKAN), were thrown into confusion following the kidnapping of their President, Dr. Emmanuel Dziggau..Dziggau was kidnapped along with his Deputy, Rev. Illiya Anto, and a retired reverend in the church, Yakubu Dzarma.

Author: News Editor

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