Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Kaduna

Residents of Kaduna State have raised alarm over the recurrent cases of gunmen abducting innocent and unsuspecting individuals.
The latest cries came after the Parish Priest of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Ankwa Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Rev. Fr. John Bako Shekwolo, was abducted by unknown persons.
The news was made available by the Chancellor of Kaduna Archdiocese, Rev, Fr. Daniel Kyon, on Monday in Kaduna.
He called on all faithful admonishing them to pray for the safe release of the priest. He also appealed to the abductor of the priest to release him without any delay. It was gathered that Rev, Fr Shekwolo was abducted in his resident at the early hours of Monday.
Meanwhile on the 22nd of February, Fulani herdsmen invaded the house of Rev. Andrew Dido, the Chaplain of Plateau State Polytechnic in Heipang, Barkin Ladi local government area of the State and abducted his 12-years-old son, Kim.
The incident, a family friend who did not want to be named said, occurred at about 8pm on Wednesday when Rev. Dido and other family members were in their residence in the premises of the institution, “three armed Fulani herdsmen invaded the house and demanded for money which they could not get, they resorted to abduction of Kim.”
Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mathias Tyopev said, “On the 20th February 2019 at about 12:15 am, the Plateau State Police Command received information from Pastor Andrew Dido, the Chaplain of Plateau Polytechnic Heipang

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