Gunmen kidnap Kukah’s parishioner in Tambuwal’s village

Gunmen kidnap Kukah's parishioner in Tambuwal's village
Gov Tambuwal and Bishop Kukah

Unknown gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted a parishioner of the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Tambuwal, Sokoto State in the early house of Monday.

The abduction was carried out around 2am on July 25, according to Fr Chris Omotosho, the Communications Director of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto led by Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah.

Religion Nigeria gathered that the abduction was carried out in the village of the sitting Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal.

“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 have responded in the last 1 hour (since 2 am) despite they were called by him before he was taken away. Pls, let us keep him & family in our prayers,” Kukah’s spokesman, Omotosho said.