Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Thaddeus Tarhembe, in Taraba State.

The Communication Officer of the Catholic Diocese of Wukari,  John Jerome Laikei, confirmed the incident in a statement.

Fr. Laikei said the priest was abducted in his parish at Saint Ann’s Parish, Sarkin Kudu in the Ibi Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Sunday, October 29, 2023. 

The statement urged residents to pray for his safety and quick return.

Spokesperson of the state Police Command, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the incident. 

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Taraba


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