Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Abia, demand N50m ransom

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Unknown gunmen kidnapped a Catholic priest, Identified as Reverend Father Chinedu Nwadike, along the Okigwe – Enugu expressway in Umunneochi Local Government Area of the State.

According to reports, Fv. Nwadike who is also the Deputy Registrar of Spiritan University Nneochi, (SUN), was kidnapped alongside a seminarian on their way to Enugu for an official assignment.

The source said, “Reverend Father Nwadike was kidnapped a few minutes after he left the school for an official assignment in Enugu. He was kidnapped along the Okigwe –Enugu expressway in Umunneochi LGA.

“Now his abductors are demanding a ransom of N50m. We are pleading with them to release him unhurt because we don’t know where we can get such a huge amount they are demanding. The state and federal government should do something drastic about the security situation in Umunneochi Everybody is afraid of travelling. People are being kidnapped daily, especially on the expressway with the security agencies watching.”

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Queen Ferry
Queen Ferry
Chinyere Treasure Ikechukwu known professionally as Queen Ferry, is a Nigerian business Executive, Journalist and Content Editor. She serves as the Vice-Chairman of Naijatraffic Limited. If Treasure is not blogging, she will be making delicious delicacy.

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