A bus driver was killed and four female members of an Anglican Church abducted while driving along Kaduna-Kachia road on Tuesday, April 6th, reports the Barnabus Fund.
“Bandits blockaded the road and opened fire on the church bus and another truck. In addition to the Christian bus driver, named as Alfred Makinde, three others were killed in the gunfire,” stated the news source
The kidnappers contacted the church demanding a N100 million (about $245,000) ransom.
“My conversation with the Anglican church is there were 15 members in the bus but the others ran into the bush and others were shot and sustained injuries, but the bandits took four persons; one old woman and three young ladies” said Reverend Joseph Hayab, the pray for the safe return of all who have been kidnapped.
Persecution international Christian Concern, asked everyone to join in prayer for our brothers and sisters in Nigeria.