Clergymen abducted in Adamawa regain their freedom
Men of the Adamawa state police command have rescued the General Overseer(GO) of the Freedom Power Chapel, Rev. Mike Ochigbo, as well as one of his associate pastors, John Moses who were both kidnapped on Tuesday night, May 23. The gunmen were said to have kidnapped Rev. Ochigbo, at his residence in Nyibango in Yola North LGA and Pastor Moses on Tuesday night, May 23
A statement released by the state Police Command Public Relations officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, said the victims were rescued from kidnappers’ den. He said the operation was carried out by the Command’s operatives led by Commander Crack Squad in joint operation with Hunters of Tabbital Pulaku and it yielded positive results.
“The suspected kidnappers upon sighting our men around the Hideout, engaged them in a gun duel as a result One (i) of them was neutralized, while others escaped with bullet wounds. Interestingly One AK-47 rifle with twenty five rounds of live Ammunition were recovered and the Victims were rescued unharmed.
The Commissioner of police CP Afolabi Babatola* , while expressing happiness, praised SP Dibal Husseni Tijjani, Commander Crack Sqaud, His Men and Hunters for the gallantry performance displayed, directs them to further give Hot chase to those on the run and ensure they are denied the opportunity of re- grouping anywhere in the State . The CP calls on the populace to always work in synergy and give timely information to the police especially the whereabouts of Criminals and rid them out from their hideouts, especially those on the run with bullet wounds if seen.
He equally assured the Government and good people of Adamawa state, of the Command’s Continuous effort to dislodged all criminal hideous and black spots in Adamawa state .”