Gunmen be pleased kidnapped a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Peter Yakubu Amodu, in Benue Recount.
It became gathered that the priest became kidnapped at about 5: 00 pm on Wednesday, July 6, alongside Otukpo/Ugbokolo motorway.
The priest became acknowledged to be going to Okwungaga-Ugbokolo to be pleased fun Holy mass when he became kidnapped.
The Catholic Diocese of Otukpo confirmed the abduction of the priest in a circular signed by Rev. Fr Joseph Itodo, the Diocesan Chancellor.
“We write to inform you of the kidnap of Rev. Pr. Peter Amodu, a priest of the Holy’ Ghost Congregation who is working within the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo as Parish Priest of Holy Ghost Parish, Eke-Olengbeche,” the circular read.
“The unhappy incident took place as of late, July 6, 2022, at about 5.00 pm alongside Otukpo – Ugbokolo Avenue, Benue Recount, while he became on his manner to be pleased fun the Holy Mass at Okwungaga-Ughbokolo.
“The Native Approved, Most Rev. Michael Ekwoyi Apochi, has known as on all Christ’s Devoted within the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo and beyond to earnestly pray for his posthaste and catch birth as we intensify efforts to make jog that his birth
“We commend our brother and all these within the kidnappers’ den to the highly nice intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary for his or her snappy and catch birth from the fingers of their abductors.
When contacted, the spokesperson of the Benue Recount Police Recount, SP Catherine Anene, acknowledged she had yet to receive the document.