A Catholic Priest, Rev Fr. Joseph Aketeh Bako kidnapped eight weeks ago has died in captivity.
The Chancellor, Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Rev Fr. Christian Okewu Emanuel, disclosed this on Wednesday in Kaduna.
It would be recalled that late Rev. Fr Bako was kidnapped from his residence in Kudenda community of Chikun local government area of Kaduna State on March 8, 2022.
The Chancellor also disclosed that late Fr. Bako had died between April 18 and 20, 2022.
“Fr. Joseph (aged 48) was kidnapped from his residence, in St John Catholic Church Kudenda, where he was serving as Parish Priest, on the 8th March, 2022,” he said.
According to the Chancellor, Fr. Bako was ill before the abduction and his abductors didn’t allow him to go with his drugs