Ayo Raphael, a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Kabba junction in Lokoja, the Kogi State Nigeria has been kidnapped during a Church Service.
It is reported that 10 kidnappers stormed the Church by 9 am and ordered everyone in the congregation to lie face down.
Many have been reported injured but no lives were lost. An eye witness has been quoted as saying “The pastor was dragged out of the church into the bush while the abductors shot sporadically into the air to facilitate their escape.”
The kidnappers have established contact with the Church demanding N50m ransom.