Saturday, September 05, 2015

Please pray! Nigerian bishop kidnapped

04 Sep 2015
by George Conger

The General Secretary of the Church of Nigeria reports the Bishop of Gwagwalada in the Province of Abuja in north central Nigeria has been kidnapped. In a statement released today the Ven Prof. Israel ‘Kelue Okoye said: the Rt Rev Moses Bukpe-Tabwaye “was kidnapped yesterday, 3 September 2015, at the boundary of Edo and Delta States. The Primate of All Nigeria, The Most Rev Nicholas D. Okoh, (pictured) therefore, requests your fervent prayers for his immediate release.” Bishop Bukpe-Tabwayen is among the younger bishops of the Church of Nigeria and was consecrated bishop of the diocese in the southwest corner of the Federal Capital Territory along with two other bishops for Anambra State in April.     Anglican Ink

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