NIGERIA – Another Catholic priest kidnapped in Nigeria

Premium Times Nigeria | Nov. 16, 2019

Gunmen have kidnapped another Catholic priest, Theophilus Ndulue, in Enugu State.

The victim is the Parish Priest of Ihuonyia Amansiodo in Ndiagu Oghe, Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state. He was kidnapped on his way home along Amansiodo road Friday evening.

PREMIUM TIMES learnt that the priest was kidnapped along with one Stella Odo.

His kidnap comes 18 days after the Deputy Rector of Queen of the Apostle Spiritual Year Seminary, Imeize Owa, in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state, Arinze Madu, was kidnapped at the Seminary gate on October 29.

He is the 8th Catholic priest to be kidnapped in the state in the last nine months.

Two of those kidnapped were killed by their abductors, while others were released allegedly after ransom was paid.

The Catholic Communication Director for Enugu Diocese, Benjamin Achi, confirmed the kidnapping of Mr Ndulue.