November 28, 2022



Official: Kidnapped Catholic priest regains freedom

The Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Kaduna State has confirmed the discharge of Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Silas, barely 24 hours after he was kidnapped by some  armed males.

Silas was kidnapped from the parish rectory at St. Charles Catholic Church in Zambina, Kauru Native Authorities Space of Kaduna state within the early hours of Monday.

In a press release, the Chancellor of the Diocese, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Okolo, thanked everybody who supplied prayers for the fast launch of the priest.

“With hearts crammed with pleasure, we increase our voices in a symphony of praises as we announce the return of our brother, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Silas.

“He was kidnapped by armed individuals from the parish rectory at St. Charles Catholic Church, Zambina, in Kauru Native Authorities Space, within the early hours of Monday, July 4th 2022,” the assertion learn. (NAN) 

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