Churches in trouble as gunmen kidnapped another two Catholic priests in Edo State
Two Catholic priests, Rev. Father Udo of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Uromi, and Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of St. Joseph Retreat Centre, Ugboha in Edo State, were reportedly kidnapped on Saturday night.
They were abducted along the Benin-Auchi Road on their way back to Uromi in Esan South-East Local Government Area of the state. The incident has thrown the churches’ members into fear over the safety of their clergymen.
Also, a Catholic priest popularly known as Rev. Father Christopher Odia was Kidnap last Sunday at Ikabigbo Community, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state, and was later found dead after a few hours in the bush.