Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, John Egla has been reportedly abducted in Lafia, Nassarawa state on Wednesday.
The spokesman of the police command, Mr Nansel Ramhan, confirmed that Shabu Police Division reported hearing sporadic gunshots at about 1:16 a.m. on Wednesday.
Reaching the location, the police team discovered that the gunmen had abducted the pastor from his house in Shabu community where he lived with his family.
The police had found six empty shells of AK 47 ammunition at the scene of the abduction and had deployed a team to rescue Egla.
Omoniyi said Egla’s wife and members of the abducted pastor’s family were traumatized by the incident, although nobody was hurt during the operation.
He appealed to security operatives to take necessary actions to rescue the pastor.