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BREAKING: Gunmen invade Kukah’s parish, kidnap priests

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Gunmen invade Kukah’s parish, kidnap priests

On Wednesday morning, armed people stormed into one of many church buildings that Bishop Matthew Hassan-Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto presided over as pastor.

According to data obtained by The Nation, the gunmen seized 4 folks from the rectory of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Gidan Maikambo, which is located within the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Among these taken had been two priests.

Katsina, Zamfara, and Sokoto States are all included within the jurisdiction of Bishop Kukah’s Sokoto Diocese.

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Rev. Christopher Omotosho, who serves because the Director of Social Communications for the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, supplied reporters with affirmation of the brand new data on Wednesday morning.

He acknowledged that the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto is at the moment below siege, and that no data concerning the whereabouts of the abductees has been obtained.

Omotosho reported that as of twelve o’clock within the morning on the twenty fifth of May, 2022, armed males broke into the rectory of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Gidan Maikambo, which is positioned within the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State.

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“The parish priest, his assistant Reverend Frs. Stephen Ojapa, MSP, and Oliver Okpara, together with two boys who had been in the home, had been taken captive.

There isn’t any data accessible on their whereabouts. Please pray that they are going to be protected and let out.

According to a report that was revealed in The Nation on May 14, riotous hoodlums set fireplace to and vandalised many parishes in Sokoto that had been presided over by Kukah due to his denunciation of the horrible homicide of Deborah Yakubu by the hands of her Muslim coworkers.

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After being accused of committing blasphemy in opposition to Prophet Mohammed, a pupil at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto who was learning Home Economics on the 200-level was brutally murdered and set on fireplace.

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