Abducted Ondo Catholic Priest Regains Freedom

Catholic Priest
Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi
  • Kidnapping is a major security issue in many parts of Nigeria and priests haven’t been left out

EKO HOT BLOG reports that a Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi has regained his freedom after he was kidnapped on Monday along Ikere-Akure road, in Ondo state.

A family source confirmed news of his release on Thursday.

However, it remains uclear whether a ransom was paid to secure the Catholic Priest’s release.

Read also: Suspected Kidnappers Abduct Catholic Priest In Ondo

Ajayi had been driving his car, a Corona 2005 EKY702 AL Red Color when he was kidnapped.

He 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.

Kidnapping is a major security issue in many parts of Nigeria and priests haven’t been left out.

A reverend father, Fidelis Ekemgba, was also recently kidnapped in Imo State but those said to be responsible have been arrested by security operatives.

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