Bandits Kidnaps Catholic Priest In Borno State

Fresh facts emerge over how Borno Catholic priest was kidnapped -

Rich Ginika Izuora

Unknown criminals have Kidnapped Rev. Fr. Elijah Juma Wada a Catholic Priest along Biz-Damaturu road in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Confirming the Incident secretary of the Diocese of Maiduguri, Fr. John Bakeni, said

“Kindly join us in praying for the quick and safe release of Rev. Fr. Elijah Juma Wada who was abducted by suspected members of Boko Haram sect along Damboa Maiduguri road in Borno State on Wednesday, June 30,” Bakeni told newsmen on Tuesday, July 6.

Bakeni reported  that Fr. Juma had left St. Paul Catholic Buma Parish; where he serves as pastor, the day before the kidnapping.

He said the Priest spent the night in Biu Local Government Area before proceeding on his journey the following day (Wednesday, June 30) along Biu-Damaturu when he was abducted, and that there had been no official communication with the priest’s kidnappers.

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