Abducted Catholic priest in Zamfara absolved nearest two weeks



The Parish Priest of St. Raymond Catholic Church Damba, Gusau, Zamfara Circumstance, Mikah Suleiman has regained his liberty from bandits who abducted him two weeks in the past.

Suleiman’s drop was once introduced in a remark on Sunday, July 7, 2024, by means of the Director of Communications, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Pascal Salifu.

The remark learn, “We’re extremely joyful to announce the defend drop of Fr Mikah Suleiman, who was once abducted on 22/06/2024.

‘We prolong our heartfelt gratitude to God for His coverage and to everybody who presented prayers and assistance right through this difficult while.

“Our thanks also go to the authorities and all involved in securing Fr Mikah’s release. He is currently receiving the necessary care and support.”

Salifu prompt public to “continue to keep him in your prayers as he begins his recovery.”

The situation Police Crowd Members of the family Officer, Yazid Abubakar showed the priest’s abduct on Saturday, pronouncing, “Sure, the incident came about early day of lately, the Reverend Father was once abducted in his place of dwelling. We weren’t knowledgeable when the incident came about however what I amassed was once that the person remains unwanted no longer within the church.

“We have deployed our tactical squad to go after the kidnappers with the aim of rescuing the victim unhurt.”

Extra so, the appearing Chancellor of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Nuhu Iliya had prompt the Christian devoted to wish for the “quick and safe release” of the priest.

“We equally commend him to the powerful intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Priests, for his speedy release from the hands of his abductors,” Iliya stated.

In early June 2024, bandits kidnapped the presiding priest of St. Thomas Parish, Zaman Dabo Crowd in Zango Kataf Native Govt Department of Kaduna Circumstance, Gabriel Ukeh.

The parish priest was once kidnapped on the rectory within the wee hours of Sunday.

The Vicar Basic (Pastoral), Emmanuel Kazah disclosed this on Sunday in a press remark received by means of PUNCH Metro.

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