Catholic priest – How I spent two days in kidnappers’

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A catholic minister in Nasarawa State, Augustine Ashigabu, has expressed gratitude toward God for his discharge as he portrayed his trial in the hands of abductors.

Newsmen review that the minister, who was hijacked on April 7, recovered his opportunity on April 9.

He told NAN in Garaku on Wednesday that he was seized along Keffi-Gudi-Akwanga street of Nasarawa state.

Mr Ashigabu, who is likewise the Vice-Principal of St. Dwindle's College, Garaku, Kokona Local Government Area of Nasarawa state, acknowledged God for his sheltered discharge.

Describing his experience, the minister additionally offered thanks to his folks, companions and Nasarawa State Government for their endeavors toward guaranteeing his "protected discharge".

"My thankfulness goes to my folks, some well-wishers and family companions for their gifts for the installment of my payoff before my discharge from the hands of my abductors.

"My thankfulness likewise goes to the legislature of Nasarawa state, particularly the Deputy Governor, His Excellency Dr Emmanuel Akabe, for his consideration and concern.

"He called my folks severally during my imprisonment and called me additionally when I returned and even visited me to see with his own eyes how I was doing.

"I was captured on Tuesday, seventh April 2020, between 7.30 p.m. what's more, 8 p.m. at the point when I was coming back from Akwanga not long before Government Secondary School Gudi, and later discharged on the ninth of April, 2020, at around 10 p.m.

"I heard voices, at that point the traveler vehicle turned in reverse and when I channeled my light, I saw six men all conveying firearms and firing and yelling that I should stop.

"I immediately put my vehicle on leave light out and about without putting off the motor nor the lights.

"They came directing weapons at me and asking me toward descend from the vehicle, this I did and laid level out and about.

Mr Ashigabu said they held my hand and started to run into the bramble.

He included that the subsequent day, April 8, they gave him Garri drenched with sugar, and at around 11 p.m., they gave him bread and a jug of coke.

"On the third day, April 9, 2020, at around 5 p.m., they gave me prepared nourishment acquired a cowhide pack. However, we drank a greater amount of water which they brought from water bunch in the homesteads we went through," he said.

The cleric said that payoff was paid before he was discharged, however declined to uncover the sum.

I realize some cash was paid yet I don't have the foggiest idea how much. This is on the grounds that I was not told neither by my captors nor my folks.

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