The breaking down assortment of one of the three Christian pastors kidnapped at gunpoint by yet-to-be recognized shooters in Kaduna State has been found.
President of the United Church of Christ in Nigeria, otherwise called HEKAN, Rev. Emmanuel Dziggau; Rev. Yakubu Dzarma; and Rev. Iliya Anto, were snatched on March 21 along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway where they had gone to check a real estate parcel for the congregation theological school.
Be that as it may, while Dziggau and Dzarma recovered their opportunity following 10 days in bondage, Anto, who is likewise HEKAN VP, was discovered dead.
The General Secretary of HEKAN, Rev. Jibrailu Wobiya, said Dziggau and Dzarma were liberated on Wednesday and were accepting treatment in an undisclosed clinic in Kaduna.
Anto had been experiencing treatment for an undisclosed disease before his abduct.
A source at the congregation told Punch that he kicked the bucket since he was left unattended to by the hijackers.
“His body was just about decaying,” he said.
He said a day after their snatching, the hijackers had called to educate them that Anto was sick and they had dropped him at an area in the shrubbery.
He said, “However when we dispatched individuals to the area to take him, we couldn’t get him in the wake of brushing the zone. The ruffians, who may have been watching us from their fort, said we sent too numerous individuals to lift him up, so they declined to give further portrayal of the area and we thought they more likely than not backtracked with him.”
He included that the other two ministers were not looking great after they recaptured opportunity.
He said, “The individual who went to get them drove them on a motocycle from where they dropped them for four hours before they could achieve a decent street. This has been exceptionally traumatic for them and they require some rest. We don’t need individuals to exasperate them until they are mentally and physically fit.”
The source declined to uncover whether the N100 million payment requested by the ruffians was paid for the arrival of the pastors or not