Wednesday, September 9, 2020

PHOTOS: Slain Kaduna seminarian has been laid to rest

Michael Nnadi, the seminarian killed by bandits in Kaduna State, was on Tuesday buried amid sorrow and grief.
 The seminarian was laid to rest at after a sorrowful burial mass held at the Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna, and which was attended by all and sundry including both clergy and lay faithful.
Opera News observed that among those in attendance at the funerla ceremony were Kaduna residents and Catholic bishops including Mattew Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto diocese, who said the sermon.
During his sermon, Kukah called on the government to ensure the killings are brought to an end, and also said Nnadi will forever be remembered by his friends, family and Nigerians.
The young seminarian was killed after spending about three weeks in the custody of bandits in Kaduna.
He had been kidnapped alongside three other seminarians during an attack on the seminary located in Chikun Local Government Area, but they were all released except him.
The registrar of the seminary, Joel Usman, later confirmed he had been killed. He said the seminarian's body was found dead.
Many Nigerians and various groups including the Christian Association of Nigeria had condemned the attack and called for the arrest and prosecution of the attackers. They also called for an end to the killings in various parts of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari had also condemned the attack and condoled with the seminarian’s family.

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