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Priest released in Nigeria

Fr. Matthew Dajo, kidnapped on the 22nd of November, was released on Wednesday, the 2nd of December.

 “We thank God because our brother Fr. Matthew Dajo was released safe and sound today Wednesday 2nd of December”. Thus His Exc. Mgr. Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, Archbishop of Abuja announced the release of Fr. Matthew Dajo, the Catholic priest kidnapped on Sunday, the 22nd of November.

“We thank all those who prayed for his release”, continues Mgr. Kaigama in his message. “We also thank Fr. Dajo’s family and all those who collaborated to ensure his release. We pray that security in the country will improve”,  the Archbishop of Abuja concluded

Fr. Matthew Dajo was attacked and kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday, the 22nd of November at his home in St. Anthony parish, in Yangoji, Abuja. The police managed to limit the area where the kidnappers were hiding with the hostage but preferred to wait so as not to compromise the life of the priest.


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