Another catholic priest abducted in Imo


Rev. Fr. Mathias Opara, a Catholic priest has been abducted by gunmen in Imo.

Fr Opara was abducted along Ejemekwuru-Ogbaku Road, a highway linking Oguta and Mbaitoli local government areas of Imo State.

His abduction comes few days after another Catholic priest in charge of Christ the King Catholic Church, Ezinachi/Ugwuago, in the Okigwe LGA of the state, Jude Maduka, was kidnapped.

Micheal Asomugha, the Catholic priest in charge of St. Paul’s parish in Osu, Isiala Mbano LGA, was also abducted by gunmen.

The Director of Public Communications of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Rev. Fr. Raymond Ogu, confirmed the incident.

In a notice of kidnap, Reverend Father Patrick Mbarah, the Owerri Archdiocese Chancellor called for prayers.