Gunmen abduct Taraba Catholic priest, two others

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Some gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a Catholic priest, Thaddeus Terhembe, of Wukari Catholic Diocese in Taraba State.

The Communication Officer of the Catholic Diocese of Wukari,  John Jerome, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Jerome said the priest was abducted in his parish at Saint Ann’s Parish, Sarkin Kudu in the Ibi Local Government Area of the state.

He, however, urged residents to pray for his safety and quick return.

Also, two persons were said to have been kidnapped in the Gulum axis of Jalingo, the state capital.

The kidnappers reportedly stormed the house of their victims  and kidnapped them to an unknown destination through a bush path.

Th state Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the incident.

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