Metro

Gunmen kill Adamawa pastor’s two sons, abduct daughter

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday stormed Birshin Fulani, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis, and kidnapped a nursing mother of three children, Mrs Rukayyat Odedoyin.

Gunmen have killed the two sons of a Pastor in Adamawa State and abducted his teenage daughter.

The State Government, which announced the development on Wednesday night, expressed dismay over the incident.

The gunmen attacked the home of Reverend Daniel Umaru of Church of The Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) in Njairi in Mubi Local Government Area, shot the Pastor, killed two of his sons and abducted his 13-year-old daughter.

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri said in a statement by his Press Secretary Humwashi Wonosikou, that the deeds of the unidentified gunmen were reprehensible.

The statement reads: “Governor Fintiri, while offering his condolences to the family over the death of their Children, described as shocking and barbaric the action of the gunmen.

Read Also:  Woman seeks divorce on religion differences

“The perpetrators of this heinous act must be brought to justice, and we have offered our full support to the Security Agencies to do so.”

The statement said the government would continue to confront crime in all its forms, including threats posed by kidnappers and offered Governor Fintiri’s “deepest condolences” to the victims’ families and loved ones.

Fintiri directed security agencies to scale up intelligence and fish out the criminals, saying, “They must be brought to justice for crimes against humanity.”

Get more stories like this on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram