Abia State: Catholic priest kidnapped in Afaraukwu, Umuahia

By Ebere Elu, October 14, 2021

A Catholic priest, Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie, of St Theresa’s Catholic Parish, Umuahia, Abia State, was reportedly kidnapped on Wednesday morning, October 13, 2021, along Enyiukwu Road Ohokobe Afaraukwu, Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.

Eye witnesses reportedly said the kidnappers intercepted the clergy who had just concluded a morning mass at St Gabriel ,Okpururie Afaraukwu,forced him out of his Toyota Corolla into their jeep and sped away.

Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie who hails from Enugu state was ordained a priest earlier this year.

Details later….

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