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Reverend Father abducted in Kogi



Father Christopher Onotu of a Catholic Church in Kogi state has been abducted by armed gunmen.

The incident which took place at the church in Obangede, Okehi LG Area on Sunday evening.

The attackers reportedly gain access into the Church’s vicarage at about 9:00pm on Saturday and broke in the window through which they passed into the Reverend father’s room and whipped him away

A church member revealed that the criminals moved away with the priest’s vehicle and his sim cards but dropped his two cell phones.

William Ayah, the state police spokesperson confirmed the incident and explained that they are doing everything possible to rescue the victim.

The security however, did not disclose what they know about the criminals and if any connection had been made with regards to a ransom.