NIGERIA – Kidnapped Nigerian Priests Freed by Police

International Christian Concern | Nov. 12, 2018

Last week four Roman Catholic priest were kidnapped by armed gunmen in the Delta State of Nigeria. On Friday, November 9th four days after they were kidnapped they were freed.

The police commissioner, Muhammad Mustafa said, “They were rescued on Friday, Nov. 9 and we are on the trail of the other suspects. We do not encourage ransom, so no ransom was paid.” Once freed the clergymen were taken to Benin City for medical treatment.

The four clergy men abducted were Rev Fr. Victor Adigboluja of the Ijebu Ode Diocese; Anthony Otegbola, Abeokuta Diocese; Joseph Ediae, Benin Archdiocese; and Emmanuel Obadjere, Warri Diocese.


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