Gunmen abduct Nasarawa CAN chairman

The Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria in Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin, is reported to have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.

The immediate past Secretary of the association, Elder Yohanna Samari, confirmed this to reporters in Lafia, the state capital.

He said unidentified gunmen invaded the residence of the CAN Chairman at Bukan Sidi in Lafia, Nasarawa State, and took him away to an unknown destination between 11 pm on Wednesday and twelve midnight.

The commissioner of police, Nasarawa State command, Mr. Bola Longe, who confirmed the incident, stated that the abductors of the CAN Chairman took him away on a motorcycle.

The police, however, added that they are on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure the immediate release of the CAN Chairman unhurt.

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