The names and ages of four Seminarians captured by gunmen from the Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna State, has been uncovered.
Four seminarians captured in Kaduna by shooters have been named by a main Catholic philanthropy, Aid to the Church In Need.They are Pius Kanwai, 19, Peter Umenukor, 23, Stephen Amos, 23, and 18-year-old Michael Nnadi.
They were captured 8 January from the Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna.
Gunmen got through the fence encompassing the living quarters of the seminary, constrained themselves into the understudy lodging, and took a portion of the Seminarians resources before kidnapping the seminarians.
The four men originated from various sees across northern Nigeria and had just barely begun reading for the organization, the Catholic distribution, zenit.org said.
The hijackers’ face and thought process stay obscure.
Police said their speedy reaction kept the aggressors from taking more seminary .
The Rev John Joseph Hayab, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, said snatchings in the state had become “a major business” however others are taken for strict reasons.
On December 26, 2019, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a branch of Daesh (ISIS), discharged a video implying to show 10 Christians being guillotined on Christmas Day.
Cleric Matthew Hassan Kukah of Sokoto reacted by reprimanding the Nigerian experts for not doing what’s necessary to forestall kidnapping.
He told ACN: “The main distinction between the administration and Boko Haram is Boko Haram is holding a bomb.”
On 25th March 2019, Father John Bako Shekwolo, a minister of Kaduna archdiocese, was abducted. His whereabouts is as yet obscure.
Almost two weeks sooner, Father Clement Ugwu of St Mark’s Catholic Church in Enugu state was kidnapped from his mission home and a couple of days after the fact his deteriorating body was discovered 12 miles from his home.
Leah Sharibu, kidnapped on 19 February 2018, is still in the authority of Boko Haram.
She was taken with 109 different young ladies yet only she was kept down after she would not change over to Islam.