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Catholic Priest abducted in Kaduna

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A priest, Reverend Father Anthony Dawah of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, has been kidnaped by unidentified gunmen.

Daily Trust reports that he was kidnapped alongside the wife and child of a catechist and a domestic staff of the church located a place called Dogon Kurmi in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna.

NewsWireNGR could not confirm more details of the abduction but the Communication Director of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Reverend Father Stephen Onyena, confirmed the abduction.

The police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, however said the command is not aware of the abduction.

The development comes three days after eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Kaduna were abducted.

Meanwhile, It’s almost three weeks since about 39 students of Federal College Of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna state were abducted by terrorists in their school hostels but yet to regain their freedom.

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