Flash: Nasarawa state CAN chairman kidnapped by gun men

Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin has been kidnapped.

Immediate past Secretary of the Association, Elder Yohanna Samari in a telephone interview said unknown gunmen stormed the residence of the Chairman in Bukan Sidi area of Lafia, the state capital around 12 midnight on Wednesday and took him away to an unknown destination.

Commissioner of Police in the State, Bola Longe who confirmed the incident in a telephone conversation with AIT said the abductors of the CAN Chairman took him away on motorcycles.

Longe added that the police were on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure immediate and safe release of the CAN Chairman

Meanwhile, CAN State Vice Chairman, Pastor Tayo Samuel says the kidnappers had contacted one of the victim’s son who is also a clergy and demanded for N20 million ransom for his release.

Source: AIT NEWS

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