Young Catholic Priest Killed by Bandits Days After Kidnapping Him (Photo)




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Catholic Priest has been after being abducted by bandits Niger state.

It was gathered that Rev. Fr John Gbakaan was a priest the Catholic Diocese Minna, Niger State before his sad death.

According to reports, Gbakaan was on Friday, some days after he was abducted by the gunmen.

Another Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ugochukwu Ugwoke, disclosed this via his Twitter account @ FrUgochukwu on Saturday.

“Rev. Fr. John Gbakaan, a priest the Catholic Diocese Minna, Nigeria, was last night abducted and by some gunmen. your charity, kindly join praying for the repose his soul,” he tweeted.

The post has however sparked outrage amongst Twitter users expressed displeasure over the country’ architecture, especially the northern parts the .

A Twitter user, Adeyemi Kayode Fabunmi, said, “ heart and condolences are with the parishioners of the Catholic Diocese of Minna at this moment. God console them, grant the late priest eternal rest. The perpetrators of this dastardly act be found and prosecuted.”

“He was priest during service year in Lapai; he worked at Gulu, a sub-town in Lapai Niger State. his soul rest in peace,” another user, @Domnic8Domnic, said.

@OkereBart said, “That’ what Christians are facing daily in Nigeria, especially clergymen. A heartless and callous murdering of priests and nuns in Nigeria. A real failed without any rule of law or to prosecute these perpetrators.This goes on without any accountability. his soul rest in peace.”

@onunwabifra said, “Is this the trend in Nigeria? Few days ago, an Islamic cleric threatened to send in his people (terrorists) to pick up a Catholic Archbishop from the same area and have him ‘crucified’ (his exact word), for daring to call for good . And then this? Praying for his soul.”

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