1 Catholic Priests and A Seminarian Kidnapped In Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.


Reports by Premium Times, A catholic priest and a seminarian Fr. Paul Sanogo and Melchior, from St Luke’s Catholic Church, Gyedna, in Paikoro Local Government of Niger State, were kidnapped in the early hours of August 3rd 2023.

The Catholic bishop of Minna, Martins Uzoukwu, confirmed the abduction in a memo sent to all parishes across Niger State. He asked them for prayers for the abductees.

“On behalf of my Auxiliary Most Rev Sylvester Luka Gopep, the Priests and Religious of the Catholic Diocese of Minna. I request your prayers for Fr Paul Sanogo (M.Afr) and Seminarian Melchior, who were kidnapped by bandits in the early hours of August 3, 2023, at the priest’s residence at Gyedna, Niger State,”

The memo reads.

The Catholic Bishop prayed the abductees are brought back unharmed.

#Clique: Let’s send our prayers for a safe return

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