Kidnapped Plateau pastor regains his freedom from Boko Haram

Kidnapped Plateau pastor regains his freedom from Boko Haram

Kidnapped Plateau State Pastor, Rev. Polycarp Zongo, a pastor of the Church of Christ in Nations, Jos, who was kidnapped by Islamic militant around Bauchi-Gombe road, has regained his freedom.

According to reports, the pastor went missing while travelling to Gombe State for a conference.

He was released on Friday evening, October 30, of which details of his release are yet to be disclosed.

Pastor Zango said he was in the custody of the insurgents alongside two other Christian women, who were also abducted.

In a video released by the insurgents, the cleric can be seen seated behind a prayer mat, where he stated that he was abducted on Monday, October 19, 2020.

“My name is Reverend Polycap Zongo and I am a pastor at COCIN LCC Wild Life Park, Plateau State, Nigeria. On October 19, 2020, I was travelling for a conference in Gombe when I was abducted by Boko Haram insurgents who caught me on the road. Right now I am with them,” Pastor Zango said.

“I am appealing to the governor of Plateau State, Simon Boko Lalong, and the Senator of Plateau North, Barrister ID Gyang, and the Christian Association of Nigeria and COCIN Church to please help save me from their hands. They also abducted two Christian women who are also here with me, we are appealing to be rescued.” he added.

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It is not clear if Miss Fayina Ali, a Kaduna-indigene of Adamawa State, who was also said to have gone missing same Monday he was captured, is among the two Zongo mentioned.

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