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Bishop calls for prayers, as gunmen abduct former Abia Chief Judge

A former Chief Judge of Abia State and Chancellor of the Anglican Diocese of Ohaji/Egbema in Imo State, Justice Nnenna Oti, has been reportedly kidnapped.

Justice Oti was said to have been abducted on Saturday at Orlu in Imo State on her way to Anambra State.

The Bishop of Ohaji/Egbema Anglican Diocese, Rt. Revd Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku, canvassed prayers in all churches of the Diocese for the safe release of Oti.

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In a statement on Sunday, he called on churches to as a matter of urgency  to remember the Chancellor in their prayers.The Bishop said that her captors have made contact while calling for fervent prayers for safekeeping without molestation and violence.

Oparaojiaku while praying God to touch the heart of her abductors to release her, expressed hope that God would intervene to see her through.

When contacted, the Imo Police Command spokesperson, CSP Michael Abatham, promised to get back on the incident.

 

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