The Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu Uche, was on Sunday, reportedly, Kidnapped along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.
The kidnappers took him alongside Rt. Rev. Dennis Mark, the Methodist Bishop of Owerri and the Prelate’s Chaplain.
It was revealed that the clergymen were kidnapped in the afternoon while they were on their way from a programme in the council area.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Abia, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, confirmed the incident
He said it was quite unfortunate, and efforts are on top gear toward his rescue as well as other priests with him.
According to him, the police Command solicited credible information from the public toward their rescue.