The pioneer Provost, College of Education Technical Kabba, Chief Julius Oshadumo has been killed during a rescue operation.
Recalled that the Former Provost was amongst those abducted in ECWA Church in Kabba about a week ago.
The Gunmen had stormed the Church located along Okene Kabba road, killing one person and abducting the former Provost and two others.
While the former Provost was in the hands of his abductors, the Kidnappers had demanded a ransom of ten million naira while the family According to a source had offered two million.
The Ex Provost however was said to have died when vigilantes attempted to rescue him and others abducted in a forest around Ogori.
He was said to have been hit by a bullet during an exchange between the vigilantes and the kidnappers around Ogori area of Kogi State.
The other person abducted was however said to have been rescued but injured and is receiving treatment in a medical facility.
His body, which was recovered by the vigilantes, had already been deposited at the Ogori General Hospital.
The wife and the other worshipers, who were shot during the Sunday service, are still recuperating in an undisclosed hospital in the state.
The Spokesman of the Nigerian Police, DSP William Ayah was however unable to confirm the incident as at press time.