No Information Yet From  Abductors of Ekiti Priest – Diocese laments  

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti, Most Rev. Felix Femi Ajakaye has said that the Diocese hasn’t gotten any Information  from the abductors of Rev. Fr. Michael Olubunmi Olofinlade who went missing on Saturday.
Ajakaye, in a  released signed by Rev. Fr. Anthony Ijasan, the Director for Social Communications of the Diocese, said that  the unpleasant news of the abduction of Rev. Fr. Michael Olubunmi Olofinlade, happened on Saturday,  14 January, 2023
“Fr Olafinlade is the Parish Priest of St George Catholic Church, Omu Ekiti, in Oye Local Government Area in Ekiti State”
Bishop Ajakaye, said that Fr Olofinlade went for a pastoral assignment outside the parish.
The clergy emphasized that his abduction happened while he was on his way back to the Parish at about 6.00 pm, saying that the place where Father was abducted was between Itaji-Ekiti and Ijelu-Ekiti, in the Oye Local Government Area in Ekiti State, about 4km to his parish headquarters
“His abductors are yet to make contact with the Bishop or any other person in the Diocese”
“While waiting for the abductors to make contacts with the Diocese”
Bishop Ajakaye, solicited prayers for the quick and safe release of Fr Olofinlade for him to return to his pastoral duty post to continue his service to God and humanity through and in the Church.
Fr. Olofinlade, is the Parish Priest of St. George’s Catholic Church, Omu Ekiti.
He was abducted between Itaji and Ijelu Ekiti on Saturday evening while returning from Ado-Ekiti, the state capital to his base.
ThevOwajumu of Omu Ekiti, Oba Adeyeye said security agencies and local hunters have since been mobilised to go after the abductors to rescue the catholic priest.

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