Pastor Kayode Shogbesan of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Yola, Adamawa State, has been kidnapped.
The pastor, who doubles as a professor of Fishery at Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, was abducted on Tuesday night, according to a family source.
He was kidnapped around the university vicinity on the outskirt of Yola, the state capital.
Spokesperson for the police in Adamawa, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident to SaharaReporters.
He said, "The pastor was kidnapped after he closed from office between 8-9pm and was returning home."
Kidnapping for ransom has now become a regular feature in Adamawa State in recent times especially with Tuesday's abduction of five persons in Ganye town a pointer to that fact.