A Catholic parishioner under the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Tony Udemezue has been kidnapped by gunmen.
The Director of Communications for Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Chris Omotosho, who confirmed the incident, said the victim was kidnapped in the early hours of Monday from his residence in Tambuwal, Sokoto State.
“One of my parishioners in Tambuwal, Sokoto State – Tony Udemezue has just been kidnapped in his own house (home town of the executive governor of the State – Aminu Tambuwal).
“No police has responded in the last 1 hour (since 2am) despite they were called by him before he was taken away.
“Pls let us keep him & family in prayers”, Fr. Omotosho said.