Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a senior pastor with Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Rev. Yusuf Magaga of Kabene-surubu village in Kauru local government area of Kaduna State. According The Nation, the incident happened at about 2am on Wednesday at the man's church. A source and resident of the Kabene-surubu village, Mr. Jacob Wakili said the gunmen destroyed part of the church and left some persons injured.
He said: “My village was attacked by Fulani herdsmen, but thank God the people were able to mobilise for defence, but the criminals still destroyed part of ECWA church, took away the Pastor of the church and left few injured.”
He further stated that the kidnappers are demanding for the sum of two million Naira as ransom to release the clergy. The Nigerian police is yet to disclose details of the attack.