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Kidnappers demand N60million to release pastor abducted in Niger

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Unidentified gunmen who abducted a pastor in charge of the Shiyona Baptist Church, Reverend Yohanna Bitrus in Ugwan Saye, Yakila community, Tegina, in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State are demanding N60 million as ransom.

The Punch reports that the incident happened at 2pm on Thursday.

The gunmen reportedly stormed the community and headed for the pastor’s house while shooting continuously to scare people aware.

Hours after the abduction, the kidnappers contacted the family to negotiate the terms of release which includes the N60 million ransom.

The family however complained bitterly that they have no means to raise the ransom.

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