A Priest, Rev. Fr. Samson Emokhidi, under the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja, has been reported missing after leaving his residence in Abuja on October 1, 2023.
A statement signed by the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, Fr Sam Tumba, disclosed that the priest had left without any trace and had not been found.
Tumba said the matter has been reported to the civil authorities, who have commenced an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.
It also urged anyone with useful information concerning the priest’s whereabouts to contact the Chancery or the necessary authorities.
The statement read, “This is to inform the entire Archdiocese family about our brother and Priest Rev. Fr. Samson Emokhidi, who left the house on Sunday October 1, 2023 at about 20.45pm.
“He left without any trace and has not been seen or heard from since then.
“The matter has been reported to the civil authorities who have since commenced investigations.
“The Archbishop and the Auxiliary Bishop request that we remember him in our prayers and if anyone has useful information regarding his whereabouts to kindly contact the Chancery.
“Thanking you in anticipation of your cooperation in this sensitive matter. Praying God to bless you and your work.”