Kidnappers place N20m ransom on CAN Chairman in Nassarawa

Kidnappers place N20m ransom on CAN Chairman in Nassarawa


Kidnappers of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in Nasarawa State Chapter, Bishop Joseph Joseph Masin, have demanded N20 million ransom for his release.


CAN State Vice Chairman, Pastor Tayo Samuel disclosed this to on Thursday newsmen in Lafia, the State Capital.

He revealed that the kidnappers had contacted one of the victim’s son who is also a Clergy and demanded for the ransom.

The immediate past Secretary of the Association, Elder Yohanna Samari in a telephone interview told Africa Independent television that unknown gunmen stormed the residence of the Chairman in Bukan Sidi area of Lafia, the State Capital around 12 midnight on Wednesday and took him away to an unknown destination.

Commissioner of Police in the State, Bola Longe who confirmed the incident in a telephone conversation with newsmen said the abductors of the CAN Chairman took him away on motorcycles.

Longe revealed that the police were on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure immediate and safe release of the CAN Chairman.


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