Rev Fr Valentine Oluchukwu Ezeagwu of the Sons of Mary Mother Mercy Congregation has been kidnapped in the early hours of Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
A statement from the General Secretary of the Congregation, Rev. Fr. Goodluck C. Ajaero, SMMM said the priest had arrived in the country for his father’s funeral and was en route to Igbouku Village when he was kidnapped along Arondizuogu stretch.
An eyewitness who was driving behind the priest explained that some unknown men bumped out from a nearby bush and in a bad spot at Umuolu, Arondizuogu, and coerced the priest to the back of a car and sped off with him.