Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Yola


A priest, Very Rev. Fr. Oliver Buba, serving with the Yola Catholic Diocese, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

The incident, DAILY POST learnt, occurred during the early hours of Tuesday in the reverend father’s rectory at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Bare, in Numan Local Government of Adamawa State.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Dami Mamza, Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese.

Mamza invited all Christian faithful and men and women of goodwill to earnestly pray for the quick and safe release of the priest.