Mamfe, 19 October, 2022 / 9:45 pm (ACI Africa).
A video has emerged on social media showing the five Catholic Priests, a Catholic Nun and three others Kidnapped in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese pleading with their Local Ordinary to secure their release.
On September 16, unidentified gunmen attacked St. Mary's Catholic Nchang Parish of Mamfe Diocese in Cameroon during which nine people were abducted and buildings in the Parish premises, including the church, razed.
The attackers kidnapped Fr. Elias Okorie, Fr. Barnabas Ashu, Fr. Cornelius Jingwa, Fr. Job Francis Nwobegu, Fr. Emmanuel Asaba, Sr. Jacinta C. Udeagha, Mr. Nkem Patrick Osang (Assisting Catechist), Ms. Blanche Bright, and Mme. Kelechukwu.
????VIDEO | In this video uploaded on October 19, Fr. Jingwa — as well as four other Catholic Priests, a Catholic Nun and three others Kidnapped in Cameroon’s Mamfe Diocese — are seen pleading with Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo to help secure their release. pic.twitter.com/2t0TvxeO0Z— ACI Africa (@aciafricanews) October 19, 2022