Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia
The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, was kidnapped on Wednesday by gunmen in his residence in Lafia, the state capital.
This was disclosed to journalists by the immediate past State Secretary of CAN, Elder Yohanna Samari. According to Samari, “unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the CAN’s chairman at Bukan Sidi in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital and took him away to an unknown destination on Wednesday between 11pm and 12 midnight.”
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bola Longe, confirmed that the abductors of the CAN’s chairman took him away on motorcycles.
Longe added that the police were on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure his immediate release.