Bandits Abduct Top Catholic Priest
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Bandits Abduct Top Catholic Priest
Rev. Fr. Felix Zakari, Catholic priest of St Ann’s, Zango Tama in Guma Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been abducted by bandits.
Zakari was among those abducted by bandits during attacks on communities in Guma on Thursday.
Patrick Adikwu Odeh, the chancellor, Catholic Diocese of Zaria, confirmed the incident in a statement.
The statement reads, “We regret to officially announce and confirm the abduction of one of our Priests, Rev. Fr. Felix Zakari Fidson shortly after he left his residence at St Ann’s Zango Tama on his way to the diocesan headquarters on Thursday.
“We call on all men and women of Goodwill to pray for the safe release of Rr. Felix Zakari Fidson and others from the hands of their abductors on this day of the solemnity of the snnunciation.
“Through the intercession of our Lady, the Mother of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and our mother. May our brother, Rev. Father Felix Zakari Fidson, and others return to us safe and sound.”