Local unions and other organisations were planning to launch a strike Monday to protest the country's worsening security situation
Nigerian Christians are regularly confronted with life-threatening violence from Fulani herdsmen.
Authorities agree that over 80 children from Bethel Baptist High remain in captivity.
The other faithful kidnapped with him were released on the 23rd of June.
Open Doors listed Mali as the 28th most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian in 2021.
The kidnappers contacted the church demanding a ransom of about about $245,000.
The Christian minority in Nigeria has been subjected to severe persecution for many years.