Monday, September 16, 2013

Kidnapped Archbishop Kattey freed

      Nigeria’s Anglican Archbishop Ignatius C.O Kattey, and the Dean of the Anglican Communion in Nigeria kidnapped some days ago by gunmen, was set free Saturday night without a ransom.
The cleric and his wife Beatrice were seized close to their Port Harcourt residence on 6 September.
       Venerable Israel Omisioni, the Archdeacon of Eleme Archdeaconry of the Anglican Communion of the Diocese Niger Delta North confirmed that the Second in Command to the Primate suddenly walked into his compound at Alode Eleme in Eleme local Government Area of Rivers State.

The Dean, Anglican Communion Nigeria, and his wife, Beatrice, were abducted about 11.30pm Friday night September 6 at around the Aleto bridge, Eleme in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. His wife was later abandoned.

Archbishop Kattey was supposed to host the Conference of Standing Committee of Province of Nigeria Anglican Communion at St Peters Deanery, Yenagoa, where over 1000 Anglican faithful; Archbishops, Bishops and other top hierarchy of over 20million of Anglican faithful would take decision that affects the well being of all Anglicans.

It was learnt that on the night he was kidnapped he had inspected St. Peters Deanery, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, venue of the conference.
More reports later

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