July 22, 2024
News Nigeria

BREAKING NEWS: Fulani herdsmen terrorists abduct Catholic Priest, 44 others in Niger community

The incident was made known by the Secretary, Niger State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Raphael Opawoye.

Some terrorists have abducted the Catholic Parish Priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Sarkin Pawa, the Headquarters of Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Very Rev Father Leo Raphael Ozigi.

The terrorists, who invaded the community on Sunday evening, also kidnapped 44 other villagers.

Reporters reports that Rev Father Ozigi was returning to Gwada from Sarkin Pawa when he ran into bandits operating on the Sarkin Pawa-Gwada Road who whisked him away alongside other villagers.

The incident was made known by the Secretary, Niger State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Raphael Opawoye.

“Very Rev Dr Leo Raphael Ozigi was kidnapped on Sunday on his way back to Gwada from Sarkin Pawa after the Sunday Service,” he said.

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