Delta State Catholic Priest kidnappers Demand 15m Ransom. The kidnappers of Rev Fr. Christopher Ogaga, the parish priest of Emmanuel Catholic Church, Aragba, Oviri Okpe, Okpe local government area of Delta State have finally established contact.
Ogaga was kidnapped around Arava-Oviri-Orere-Okpe Road last Saturday, September 1, 2018, on his way to Effurun while trying to meet up for mass the next day at the Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church.
The priest is also the Principal of St. Peters Clavers College, Aghalokpe.
Delta state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Andrew Aniamaka is yet to officially react to the kidnap, but a source at the Sapele Area Command confirmed the incident when contacted.
The source, who didn’t want his name on print, revealed that Ogaga had left Aghalopke at about 10p.m on Saturday for Warri to help the Parish Priest of Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church, Airport junction, Effurun for the three masses scheduled for Sunday morning, but he never got to his destination.
“Unfortunately, the parish priest never got to his destination and it’s pretty unclear what precise location he was abducted.
“His abductors have made contact with the church and are making a demand of N15million as ransom, but we are on the trail of the hoodlums and I assure you that he would be rescued and the hoodlums arrested,” according to the source.