Reverend father Matthew Dajo of St Anthony Catholic Church in Yangoji village, Kwali Area Council in Abuja suburb, has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the catholic priest’s residence with sophisticated weapons on Sunday November 22 around 9:47:pm.
An eyewitness identified simply as Saleh, said the gunmen gained access to the victim’s house through the fence , saying “In fact, the entire community was terrified as a result of sporadic gun shot by the Kidnappers. As nobody was able to come outside because some of the Kidnappers had surrounded the house while others entered the house through the fence.”
FCT police spokesperson, Miriam Yusuf confirmed the incident and also revealed that the command has since launched an operation to rescue the Catholic Church Reverend while urging members of the public to remain calm as the command was intensifying effort to rescue the victim unhurt.
Yusuf said; “The commissioner of Police FCT CP,Bala Ciroma, has launched a manhunt to trail and apprehend the suspects.