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Abducted Catholic Priest Dies In Bandits’ Custody After Two Months

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Abducted Catholic Priest Dies In Bandits’ Custody After Two Months

Joseph Bako, a Kaduna Roman Catholic Church priest, who was abducted by bandits two months ago, has died.

Father Bako was abducted by bandits on March 8, at his pastoral residence in Saint John’s Catholic Church, Kudenda in Chikun LGA.

The Chancellor of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Reverend Father Christian Okewu Emanuel, confirmed his death to Channels Tv.

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The Chancellor disclosed that Father Bako was ill before he was kidnapped about eight weeks ago and the abductors didn’t provide proper medication for him.

The Catholic Archbishop of Kaduna, Most Reverend Matthew Ndagoso, also confirming his death, condoled with the family of the late clergymen over the incident.

Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.

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