The Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria has expressed gratitude to God and the faithful following the release of Fr. Marcellinus Obioma Okide, who had been abducted on September 17.
The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) has condemned the September 16-17 kidnapping of over 30 people across Nigeria’s Enugu State, including a Catholic Priest, and called on police bosses in the Nigerian State to either act on insecurity in the region or to vacate office.
Prayers are being sought for the safe release of Fr. Marcellinus Obioma Okide reportedly abducted from Nigeria’s Enugu Diocese on September 17.