A former provost, Chief Oshadumo, who was kidnapped by gunmen a fortnight in the past, has died in a crossfire between his abductors and native safety operatives.
The sufferer was kidnapped two Sundays in the past when armed bandits raided the ECWA church in Okedayo-Kabba, Kogi State, the place one individual was killed, and his spouse and different worshippers have been shot.
The assault got here barely seven days after the jail assault at Federal Minimum Correctional Centre and barely 4 days after three poultry farmers have been kidnapped of their farm; all in the identical neighborhood.
Vanguard gathered that the vigilantes group trailed the abductors to a forest round Ogori neighborhood in Kogi Central Senatorial district and engaged the abductors in a gun battle.
According to Vanguard, it was gathered that throughout the gun duel between the abductors and the vigilantes that Chief Ashadumo was hit by stray bullets and died immediately.
His lifeless physique, which was recovered by the vigilantes, had already been deposited on the Ogori General Hospital.
The spouse and the opposite college students, who have been shot throughout the Sunday service, are nonetheless recuperating in an undisclosed hospital within the state capital, Lokoja.