Sat. Aug 13th, 2022

The three seminarians flanked by their rector and lecturer

Three seminarians kidnapped by terrorists on Monday from Christ the King Major Seminary Fayit in Kagoma Chiefdom, Jama’a local government area of Kaduna state have been freed by their captors.

This was made known in a statement signed by the Chancellor, Kafanchan Catholic Diocese, Rev. Fr Uchechukwu Okolo.

The statement reads;

With hearts filled with joy, we raise our voices in a symphony of praises as we announce the return of our Three Major Seminarians, who were abducted by armed persons from the Chapel of the Seminary at Christ the King Major Seminary, Fayit Fadan Kagoma in Jema’a Local Government Area, Kaduna State, on Monday 11 October, 2021. Barely 48 hours after their kidnap, our beloved brothers were released by their abductors.
We want to thank all those that have offered prayers and entreaties for the quick release of our Seminarians and Others who are still in the dens of their kidnappers. We pray God to hasten the release of those who are still in the hands of their Captors.
All our Priests are directed to kindly celebrate Mass of THANKSGIVING to God tomorrow, Thursday 14th October 2021, for the quick and safe release of our Seminarians.

Middle Belt Times had reported the attack on the Catholic owned institution situated along Kwoi-Kafanchan road in Kagoma on Monday night where some seminarians were abducted while some were injured during the late evening attack.

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