Gunmen Kidnap Catholic priest in Delta


Reverend Father Christopher Ogaga, the parish priest of Emmanuel Catholic Church located in Aragba, Okpe local government area of Delta state has been kidnapped.

According to the police, the priest was kidnapped around Arava-Oviri-Orere-Okpe road, while travelling to another parish in Warri.

The priest was said to have left Aghalopke around 10:00 pm on Saturday for Warri to help the parish priest of Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church, Airport Junction, Effurun for the three masses on Sunday morning when he was kidnapped.

The kidnapped priest is also the Principal of St. Peters Clavers College, in Aghalokpe area of the state.

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Mustapha told Channels Television on Monday that operatives of the command had begun a search to ensure the safe release of the priest.



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