Richard Ginika Izuora
The Chancellor, Catholic Diocese Of Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Uchechukwu Okolo, Thursday, October 14, said that the three Catholic seminarians kidnapped on Monday have been freed by their abductors in Kaduna State.
The Seminarians were kidnapped during an attack on Monday at the Christ the King Major Seminary in Kafanchan, Kaduna State.
Father Okolo, urged Catholic churches; to organise Thanksgiving masses for the successful release of the abducted people.
Father Okolo said, “With hearts filled with joy, we raise our voices in a symphony of praises as we announce the return of our Three Major Seminarians, who were abducted by armed persons from the Chapel of the Seminary at Christ the King Major Seminary, Fayit Fadan Kagoma in Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State, on Monday 11 October 2021. Barely 48 hours after their kidnap, our beloved brothers were released by their abductors.
“We want to thank all those that have offered prayers and entreaties; for the quick release of our Seminarians and Others who are still in the dens of their kidnappers. We pray God to hasten the release of those who are still in the hands of their Captors.
“All our Priests are directed to kindly celebrate Mass of Thanksgiving to God tomorrow, Thursday 14th October 2021, for the quick and safe release of our Seminarians.”