Suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked a pastor identified as Apostle Delight Uzo and kidnapped his friends in Umuahia, Abia State.
According to the reports, Apostle Delight was stabbed in the chest and stomach by the attackers and is currently admitted to the hospital.
His friend Bethel Nwakaku, who confirm who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, June 1, said that another pastor, Uche Okoro, and his wife were abducted by the gunmen, adding that the attack occurred last Saturday night.
Nwakaku wrote, “Can the south-east governors with the military and police force claim to be ignorant of the invasion of the Fulani bandits in Igbo land?”
“This is my brother and friend Apostle Delight Uzo Proph who was butchered and stabbed at the heart and stomach by Fulani bandits just close to Umuahia on Saturday night.
“Himself and one other escaped half dead while others were kidnapped Pastor Uche Okoro and his wife).
“Daily ABSU students are being kidnapped and some others killed. I can now vividly say that the so-called unknown gunmen are Fulani jihadists. The prelate of the Methodist Church also confirmed that his kidnapping was by Fulanis.
“I beckon on the Political leaders, Nigeria Army, and Nigeria Police Force to rise and flush them out because there’s so much anger in the land already.”
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