Suspected Kidnappers Abduct Catholic Priest In Ondo

Catholic Priest
Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi
  • …the incident occurred on Monday while the clergyman was travelling in his Toyota Corolla sedan car.

EKO HOT BLOG reports that a Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi, has been abducted along the Akure-Ikere Road in Ondo State.

A family source, who confirmed the incident, disclosed that the incident occurred on Monday while the catholic priest was travelling in his Toyota Corolla sedan car.

Ajayi was said to be returning from Ikere – a city in neighbouring Ekiti State and travelling to Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

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He was on his way to Ilara-Mokin – located very close to Akure, the Ondo State capital where his parish is situated – before he was attacked and taken away by yet-to-be-identified persons to an undisclosed location.

The 49-year-old reverend father was said to be traveling alone. However, the police authorities in the state have yet to confirm the incident.

According to the source, the assailants have yet to contact any member of the victim’s family and the vehicle has yet to be recovered.

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