Newly ordained Catholic Priest abducted in Abia

Newly ordained Catholic Priest abducted in Abia

A newly ordained Catholic priest of St Theresa Catholic Church, Umuahia, Abia State, Rev Fr Godfrey Mark Chimezie has been abducted.

Chimezie was kidnapped along the Enyiukwu Road Ohokobe Afaraukwu community, Ibeku in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State.

Eyewitnesses in the area said the kidnappers ambushed the priest after he had concluded a morning mass at St Gabriel, Okpururie, Afaraukwu.

They said the gunmen forced him out of his Toyota Corolla into their jeep and sped away.

Chimezie, who hails from Enugu state, was ordained a priest earlier this year.

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