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Identities Of Four Seminarians Kidnapped By Gunmen In Kaduna Revealed (Photos)

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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Wednesday night attacked the Good Shepherd Catholic Major Seminary, situated in Kakau, along Kaduna-Abuja road and whisk away with four seminarians.

The names and ages of four seminary students kidnapped by gunmen from the Major Seminary has been revealed.

Aid to Church in Need, an international Catholic charity, revealed the details of the four seminarians as Pius Kanwai (19), Peter Umenukor (23), Stephen Amos (23) and Michael Nnadi (18).


The students were kidnapped on Wednesday when gunmen broke through the fence surrounding the living quarters of the seminary.

According to the Registrar of the school, Rev Fr (Dr) Joel Usman, the incident happened between 10:30 PM and 11:00 PM on Wednesday night.

He said the,

“Good Shepherd Major Seminary was attacked by armed bandits yesterday January 8, 2020, between 10.30-11:00 pm.

”After headcount of students with security agents, 4 Seminarians have been declared missing. Kindly say a prayer for their release,” Reverend Usman said in response to enquiries.

It was gathered that the seminarians just started studying for priesthood when the incident happened.

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