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Gunmen kidnap two clergymen, demand ransom

25 September 2015, 18:01

Lagos - Gunmen kidnapped two Reverend fathers, who were returning from a church programme along a road in Rivers State.

Also read: Hoodlums disrupt Eid el-Kabir prayer in Ilorin, attack Saraki

Reverend JB Lawson and Reverend Dokubo of the African Church were returning home when they were abducted by kidnappers carrying fire arms.

The men are believed to have set up a make-shift road block along Kalabari-Emohua road before attacking and kidnapping the clergymen.

The African Church has stated that it has made contact with the kidnappers who are demanding a ransom of N25m for their release.

Further details are yet to be released regarding the hostage negotiations.

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