The Cross River state Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of a pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pst. Sunday Adeniran and a female teacher whose is yet to be identified.
Some gunmen in the wee hours of Saturday kidnapped a minister serving with the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Sunday Adediran and a female public school teacher whose name could not be ascertain immediately in Calabar, Cross River State.
The incident, which occurred around 1:30am on Saturday in Ikot Eneobong area of 8 miles in Calabar, has left residents in the hilltop estate jittery. The kidnappers gained entry into his apartment through the roof of the building and whisked the Pastor and teacher away and nothing has been heard from their abductors as at the time of filing this report.
Speaking with our correspondent on telephone on Sunday, Command’s Public Relations Officer ,DSP Irene Ugbo confirmed the incident which she described as sad .
She said the police was on top of the matter adding that the anti kidnapping and Cultism Squad AKCS were on the trail of the criminal while assuring residents of the area to remain calm .
“We are aware of the incident ,and the Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad, AKCS ,has already swung into action and on the trail of the kidnappers.
“We want to assure the residents of the area to remain calm ,we will smoke them out no matter what it takes , there is no space for criminality in any part of the state ,” Ugbo.