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Gunmen abduct Archbishop, 5 other clerics in Anambra

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Uka Uka Osim, a leader of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, along with his wife and son, were taken captive alongside three fellow clergymen in Abia State.

The abduction occurred as they journeyed to Awka for their evangelical mission. Among the kidnapped were Azuka Ochu, Moses Okafor, and Anderson Akwazie. Despite the passage of four days, no communication has been established with the captors.

Denis Onuoha, the spiritual organization's administrator in Abia State, expressed deep concern but remained steadfast in faith, believing in their eventual safe return. While urging law enforcement to intervene, the community continues to fervently pray for the safe release of the Archbishop and his companions. Both Anambra and Abia State police have yet to issue a statement regarding the incident.

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