Breaking : Catholic Priest Abducted by Unknown Gunmen.

Rev. Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak

Rev. Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak, a Catholic priest from Ikulu Chiefdom in the Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been abducted by gunmen suspected of being bandits.

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The priest in charge of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Anchuna was kidnapped by the gunmen on Monday night.

Rev. Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak
The Hausa Christians Foundation confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday, saying that gunmen stormed the priest’s official residence and took him to an unknown location.

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“Only two days after Rev Silas Y Ali, an ECWA Pastor of ECWA Zonzon DCC, was martyred by Hausa/Fulani Muslims at Zango Town, Zangon Kataf LGA of Kaduna State, another Catholic Priest of Anchuna.

The Statement reads;

“Unknown gunmen kidnapped Fr. Benson Yakusak in the Ikulu Chiefdom of Zagon Kataf LGA, Kaduna State, last night (13-09-2021).

“Please join us in praying for God’s intervention in the matter of this God’s servant. In the name of Jesus, we will not be defeated by these tyrants. Amen!

“Pray for the people of Kaduna! #HACFOPersecutionWatch: Please pray for the Church in Northern Nigeria.



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