Gunmen abduct ECWA pastor’s wife in Plateau

gunmen abduct ecwa pastor's wife in plateau
gunmen abduct ecwa pastor’s wife in plateau

The wife of the pastor in charge of the Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) headquarters in Jos, Plateau State, has been abducted by armed men.

According to Nigerian Tribune, about 1:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4, gunmen entered the ECWA Staff neighbourhood in Jos North local government area, where the cleric and his family reside.

Before forcing themselves into the Reverend’s home, the gunmen fired several bullets into the air. However, when they attempted to force him out of the house, he engaged them and managed to escape.

After the Reverend escaped, according to a close source, the gunmen searched the home and discovered his wife hiding in a closet before abducting her.

The source further revealed that the gunmen phoned the family at 8:50 am on Monday and demanded N50 million in ransom.

A local resident informed the publication that the neighbourhood is besieged by kidnappers and armed robbers.

“Living in this location has become a nightmare, and attacks on the local populace have become daily occurrences; thus, the majority of inhabitants cannot sleep with their eyes closed. Although we have employed vigilantes and taken various security precautions, these elements continue to get their way “he added

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