An identified two Catholic priests, Rev. Fr. Donatus Cleophas Sulaiman and Rev. Fr. John Mark Chietnum, have been abducted in Kaduna State on Friday, 15th of July, 2022.
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Fr Chris Omotosho, the Communications Director of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto state.
The abducting took place at the parish rectory of Christ the King Catholic Church, Yalding Garu, Lee L. G. A., in Kaduna State around 5:15pm in the evening according to the director.
The communication minister, Omotosho also stated that the priest, Sulaiman is the parish priest of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Shagari Low-cost, Katsina State, Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, working in the Diocese of Sokoto.
The statement issued out partly reads “We enjoin the entire people of God to faithful join hands in praying for the safety & quick release of out priests,”