Gunmen kill cleric, abduct wife in Kaduna
Gunmen have killed Musa Mairimi, minister in charge of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Buda community in Kajuru LGA of Kaduna state.
The wife of the clergyman was also abducted by the gunmen.
A resident of the area, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the incident to TheCable.
He said the incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday.
The incident happened on Thursday at about 2am. The bandits came and went straight to the residence of the clergyman,” the resident said.
“They wanted to kidnap him but he resisted them and in the process, they shot him dead and left with his wife.
“Almost on a daily basis, our villages are being attacked and people are being abducted by bandits.”
Mohammed Jalige, spokesperson of the Kaduna state police command, could not be reached for more details as his telephone was switched off.