Gunmen kidnap RCCG pastor, female teacher in Calabar

Gunmen have kidnapped a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Sunday Adeniran and a  yet to be identified female teacher in Calabar, the Cross River state capital.

It was gathered that the duo were abducted in the wee hours of Saturday at about 1:30 a.m from their residence at 8 miles, Ikot Eneobong Community, Hilltop Estate, outskirt of Calabar metropolis.

According to Vanguard, neighbours said the kidnappers gained access into the apartment through the roof of the building and whisked the Pastor and teacher away and nothing has been heard from their abductors as at the time of filing this report.

Speaking with Vanguard on telephone, Commands Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, said the police was on top of the matter, adding that the anti kidnapping and Cultism Squad AKCS were on the trail of the criminal while assuring residents of the area to remain calm.

“We are aware of the incident ,and the Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad, AKCS ,has already swung into action and on the trail of the kidnappers.

“We want to assure the residents of the area to remain calm, we will smoke them out no matter what it takes , there is no space for criminality in any part of the state ,” Ugbo.


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