Makurdi High Court has sentenced the two surviving kidnappers and murderers of Fr John Adeyi to death by hanging.
Fr. John Adeyi, a Vicar General of the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo and Parish Priest of Catholic Church Okpoga, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on April 24, 2016. The cleric was later killed even after the kidnappers had collected the ransom they demanded and his body was dumped in a farm near Otukpa.
However, four of the kidnappers were arrested by A team of the Nigerian police led by ACP Abba Kyari few months after.
Today, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, two of the surviving suspects were found guilty and sentenced to death by hanging.
While applauding the judgement and thanking God and all those who made this come true, we must say that today is a sad day to be reminded of the brutal death of our dear Very Rev Fr John Adeyi, PhD