Gunmen attack Katsina Church, abduct 25 worshippers


Gunmen suspected to be terrorists, attacked the New Life for All Church in Kankara local government area of Katsina State and kidnapped 25 worshipers on Sunday, January 15.

This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the state governor, Aminu Bello Masari on Christian Affairs, Rev. Ishaya Jurau.

“Bandits attacked New Life for All Church in Jan-Tsauni, Gidan Haruna in Kankara local government of Katsina State today (Sunday) around 10am.

They abducted 25 worshippers and left the church pastor with injuries while they were conducting service this morning, ” he stated.

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According to him, security personnel in the State have heightened their effort to seek the release of the kidnap victims.