The abductors of the parish priest of Emmanuel Catholic Church, Okpe, Delta State, Father Christopher Ogaga kidnapped on the 1st of September, are demanding a ransom of N15million for his release.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka could not be reached for details, but a senior police officer at the command hinted that the priest had left Aghalopke at about 10 p.m on Saturday, to help the Parish Priest of Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church, Airport junction, Effurun for the three masses scheduled for Sunday morning.
“Unfortunately, he never got to his destination and it’s pretty unclear what precise location he was abducted. His abductors have however contacted the church and are making a demand of N15million as ransom, but we are on the trail of the hoodlums and I assure you that he would be rescued and the hoodlums arrested.”
The Catholic Priest, Rev. Father Christopher Ogaga, serving at Aragba, Oviri-Okpe in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State had been kidnapped by gunmen around Arava-Oviri-Orere- Okpe Road on his way to Warri on Saturday. The Priest is also the Principal of St. Peters Clavers College, Aghalokpe, left Aghalopke, Sapele.
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