Catholic Priest Abducted In Ondo


A Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Joseph Ajayi, has been abducted along the Akure-Ikere Road in Ondo State.

The priest was said to be traveling alone when the sad incident occurred.

A family source said the incident occurred on Monday while the clergyman was travelling in his Toyota Corolla Sedan car.

Ajayi was said to be returning from Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, and travelling to Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.

“He was on his way to Ilara-Mokin, very close to Akure, where his parish is situated before he was attacked and taken away by yet-to-be-identified persons,” a source said.

According to the source, the assailants have not contacted any member of the victim’s family, .

His vehicle was said to have been abandoned by the roadside where the incident occurred.


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