Reverend Father Joseph Shekari regains freedom after 48 hours in captivity.

Written by on February 8, 2022

Reverend Father Joseph Shekari who was kidnapped by gunmen has regained freedom after 48 hours in captivity.

The Chancellor of Kafanchan Catholic Diocese, Reverend Father Emmanuel Okolo confirmed the release on national television.

He said Reverend Father Shekari was released at about 10:00 pm on Monday night.

Okolo however, did not state if any ransom was paid to the gunmen or not before they released the Reverend Father.

He appreciated those who offered prayers for the quick release of the priest and prayed for the repose of the soul of the cook who was killed during the kidnap.

The bandits on Saturday night stormed St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Parish, in Ikulu Pari of Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna State and made way with the priest.

Amen J Kantiyok

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