According to Sahara Reporters, Rev. Fr. Luka Benson Yakusak, a priest in charge of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Anchuna, Ikulu Chiefdom in the Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Source: Sahara Reporters It was learnt that the Priest was abducted on Monday night, September 13, by the gunmen suspected to be bandits. The gunmen stormed the priest’s official residence and whisked him away to an unknown destination, a source revealed. Buhari
The rate of insecurity in Nigeria has affected many religious organisations and groups within the country. A lot of pastors and priests have been kidnapped by bandits while other clergymen have been killed. Recently, a catholic priest in charge of St Matthew’s Catholic Church (Rev Fr Luka Benson Yakusak) in Anchuna (Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State) was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The burial arrangement of late mother Bishop Kukah, Mama Janet Hauwa Kukah, was confirmed by Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto. He disclosed that the wake keeping celebration will hold at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Sabon Tasha on Thursday, July 16, while the funeral mass will held at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, Anchuna on Friday, July 17. Bishop Kukah disclosed in a public statement that there will be a limits on numbers masses according to guidelines of social distance in Churches.