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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo North

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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a Catholic Priest, Rev. Lawrence Adorolo, in Edo State.

Rev. Adorolo, who is‎ the Parish Priest of St. Benedict Church, Iddo 2, Okpella of Auchi Diocese, was abducted along Auchi-Okene highway at about 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday while returning from Igarra in Akoko-Edo local government area of the state.

He was abducted at Okpella road in Igarra where he attended the “Month Mind” of the oldest Priest of the Auchi Diocese, late Fr. Lawrence Balogun, at St. John Apostolic Church, Igarra.

The priest was driving in his Mercedes 350 ML, dressed in his white Cassock and accompanied by a boy when he was abducted.

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