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Unknown Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest in Kaduna

Valentine Chinyem

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The Parish Priest of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Ankwa Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state Rev. Fr. John Bako Shekwolo has been abducted by unknown person.

This was made known in a statement by Rev. Fr. Daniel Kyon, the Chancellor of Kaduna Archdiocese.

In the statement which was made available to newsmen on Monday, the Catholic priest urged all faithful to join the church in prayer for the safe release of the priest.

More so, he appealed to the abductors for the safe release of the Catholic priest.

IRev, Fr Shekwolo was abducted from his residence in the early hours of Monday.

A visit by this reporter to the Catholic Secretariat along Tafawa Balewa road in Kaduna metropolis shows members available to be in sober mood over his abduction.