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 News reaching us that the parish priest of Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Issele-Azagba, Issele-Uku Diocese, Delta State, Rv. Fr Jude Onyebadi has been kidnapped suspected fulani herdsmen  with the kidnappers demanding for N20 million ransom. 
The kidnappers opened negotiations immediately after his arrest and started with demanding for N50 million but reduced it N20 million ransom.
Reports says  He was dragged into the bush the abductors from his own farm.
Though the Director of Communications of the Diocese, Rev. Fr. Charles Uganwa confirmed the kidnap of his colleague and said the church wasnt going to pay anything to any criminal. 

 Delta State Police Command spokesman, DSP Andrew Aniamaka has assured that the abducted cleric will rescued soon and unhurt. He urged the church and all those connected with him to cooperate with security operatives. He also revealed that they are already closing in on the kidnappers. This is what he said in his statement.

“We are combing the bushes and very soon, he will be freed. I can assure you that we are monitoring the kidnappers who keep shifting from one location to the other, but no matter how they may try to hide hide, we will get them. We are not just going to rescue the victim, we will also ensure that the hoodlums are arrested and brought to book.”

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