The Catholic Church in Ondo State has confirmed the abduction of two of its Priests from Anambra state.
Gunmen had on Friday abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Confirming the incident, the Director of Media and Communications of the Ondo Catholic Diocese, Rev Fr Leo Aregbesola, said the church had been searching for the victims and kidnappers yet to contact the church.
They were said to have been kidnapped on Friday along the Benin-Owo Expressway at the Elegbeka area of Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State while they were on their way to Akure to attend a wedding.
The two priests were coming from the Awka Diocese for a wedding in Akure and were kidnapped around Ajagbale, Elegbeka area on Friday.