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GUNMEN ABDUCT CATHOLIC PRIEST IN EDO STATE.


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Two Catholic priests, Rev. Father Philemon Oboh of the St. Joseph retreat center in Ugboha in the Esan South East local government area of Edo State and Rev. Father Peter Udo of St. Patrick’s Catholic church Uromi in Esan North East, have been kidn@pped by g#nmen.
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The priests were abd#cted on the Benin-Ekpoma Expressway between Ehor and Iruekpen on Saturday, July.
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The two priests were reportedly returning to their base after attending a program in Benin City when they ran into the the assailants.
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According to reports, the g#nmen on sighting their approaching vehicle, f!red some shots into the air which caused them to halt. The priests were then f@rced into the bush.
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Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Chidi Nwanbuzor, confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday, July 3.

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