The wife of Garba Andu Bawa, a pastor in charge of the Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) headquarters in Jos, Plateau State, has been abducted.
It was gathered that the wife of the pastor was abducted when the gunmen stormed an area called ECWA Staff in Jos North local government area of the state where the cleric and his family live at about 1:24 am on Monday, July 4.
According to reports, the gunmen fired several gunshots into the air before they forced themselves into the Reverend’s house but while trying to force him out of the house, he engaged them and in the process managed to escape.
A source close disclosed that after the Reverend escaped, the gunmen searched the house and found his wife where she was hiding and whisked her away to an unknown destination.
A source who is familiar with the incident disclosed that the gunmen contacted the family at about 8:50 am on Monday demanding a ransom of N50 million.
A resident of the area said:
“Living in this place has become a nightmare, attack on this community has become daily occurrences, and most residents cannot go to sleep with their two eyes closed. We have engaged vigilantes and taken other security measures yet these elements keep having their ways.“