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Abducted Catholic Priest In Zamfara Regains Freedom

The Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has confirmed the release of a reverend father, Mikah Sulaiman, who was kidnapped at his residence in Zamfara State last month.

This was confirmed by a statement released by the Director of Communications Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Pascal Salifu, on Sunday, July 8, 2024.


Recall that the parish priest of St. Raymond Catholic Church Damba, Gusau, Zamfara State, was kidnapped at his residence in Gusau, the state capital.

The statement read, “We are overjoyed to announce the safe release of Fr Mikah Suleiman, who was kidnapped on 22/06/2024.”

“We extend our heartfelt gratitude to God for His protection and to everyone who offered prayers and support during this challenging time,” he said.

“Our thanks also go to the authorities and all involved in securing Fr Mikah’s release. He is currently receiving the necessary care and support,” Salifu added.

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