John Gbakaan, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Minna, Niger State, has been reportedly killed by his abductors.
According to reports, Gbakaan was killed on Friday, some days after he was abducted by the gunmen.
Another Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ugochukwu Ugwoke, disclosed this via his Twitter account @FrUgochukwu on Saturday.
“Rev. Fr. John Gbakaan, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Minna, Nigeria, was last night abducted and killed by some gunmen. In your charity, kindly join in praying for the repose of his soul,” he tweeted.