President Nigerian Baptist Convention, dismisses insinuations bandits made contact about ransom for release of 121 abducted students.
Written by News Room on July 10, 2021
The President, Nigerian Baptist Convention, Reverend Dr. Israel Akanji, has dismissed insinuations in quarters that bandits have contacted the convention about payment of ransom for the release of the abducted 121 students of Bethel Baptist High Secondary School, Damishi Kaduna.
He stated this during a prayer session organized by the Parents of the kidnapped students of the School.
According to him, the Church does not believe in the payment of ransom for release of people in kidnappers’ custody.
Speaking further, Dr. Akanji said he has intimated Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, who assured that the government was doing something about the situation,
However, he implored the government to step up efforts towards timely rescue of the innocent children.