Bandits have freed the remaining 15 of the 66 abducted worshipers of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji in Kaduna State.
Bandits had on October 31, 2021, abducted 66 worshippers at the church in the Chikun Local Government Area of the state during church hours
Through his verified Facebook page on Tuesday, Rev Dr Israel Adelani Akanji, the President of Nigerian Baptist Convention, announced the release of the students.
According to him: “Glory be to God. I rejoice to inform you that the remaining 15 members of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Kakau Daji, Kaduna, regained their freedom in the evening yesterday, December 13, 2021,”
“They were kidnapped on Sunday, October 31, 2021. I wish to most sincerely appreciate your prayers, words of encouragement and financial support.”
He further said: “We are still awaiting the release of the remaining three students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna, who were kidnapped on July 5, 2021. God bless you IJN,”