Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest, seminarian, demand N50m ransom

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest, seminarian, demand N50m ransom

Gunmen have kidnapped the Deputy Registrar of Spiritan University Nneochi, Fr Chinedu Nwadike.

Nwadike, a Catholic priest, was kidnapped on Friday on Umunnochi-Ihube road by the Enugu-Okigwe road.

The priest was abducted alongside a seminarian, Emmanuel Nwafor.

Our correspondent gathered on Sunday that their abductors had established contact with their relations and placed N50m ransom on them.

Nwadike is a native of Eziama in the Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.

A family source said, “Rev. Fr. Dr. Chinedu Nwadike, (Cssp), from Umuezeanoruo Eziama, Nkwerre LGA, Imo State and a young Seminarian, Emmanuel Nwafor (Pre Postulant), were on Friday, 12th August, 2022 kidnapped on their way to Enugu State, Umunnochi area, along Enugu-Okigwe Road.

Both are members of the Holy Ghost Congregation missionaries, living their lives of sacrifice and selflessness in service to a better society.

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