The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Kaduna State Chairman, Emmanuel Bako, and his wife, Cindy Bako, were kidnapped by gunmen at a prayer camp in the Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
Photos From the Crime Scene
Samuel Aruwan, State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said in a statement on Saturday that the cleric, his companion, and Douglas had been assaulted by unidentified men at the Albarka prayer camp along the Afana-Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi Route.
However, Aruwan said that troops arrived at the location and pursued the abductors, who succeeded in abducting the victims.
“Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government the kidnapping of Apostle Emmanuel Egoh Bako and his wife, Cindy Bako, in Jema’a Local Government Area.
“According to the report, unidentified gunmen attacked the Albarka praying camp along the Afana-Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi Road. They fired sporadically, hitting a vehicle as can be seen in the attached pictures, before abducting Apostle Bako, his wife and one Mr Douglas from the camp.
“Troops arrived at the location and pursued the kidnappers who were however able to escape with the victims.”