Bandits kill abducted Baptist church worshipers

Bandits have killed two out of the abducted 66 worshippers of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Recall that gunmen invaded the church on  Sunday, October 31 killing a member of the church and kidnapping others.

The bandits on Friday demanded food items like vegetable oil and rice to feed the victims.

On Saturday, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna, Joseph Hayab confirmed that two out of the worshippers have been gunned down by the bandits.

He disclosed that three others have been hospitalized after sustaining gunshots wounds.

“The lives of Kaduna abducted worshipers are in danger and require urgent intervention of government and security agencies.

“The insecurity in Kaduna state has continued to grow beyond our imagination and is threatening the peace of the nation.

“CAN Kaduna State is appealing to well meaning individuals, organisations, those in authority, especially the federal government and the international community to come to our rescue .

“The evil we are experiencing is more than what an ordinary person in Kaduna and Nigeria can handle.

“CAN is appealing to all Christians and people of our state to be united in fighting this evil and be watchful,” the statement read.

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