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Alleged Disappearance: Punch, Authority Newspapers’ Journalists Detained By Father Mbaka’s Supporters In Enugu




Some supporters of Rev Father Ejike Mbaka, the Non secular Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu on Wednesday, detained journalists working with Punch and Authority newspapers on the church premises.



A supply, who spoke with SaharaReporters, stated the journalists had been detained for 2 hours by Mbaka’s supporters on Wednesday.

They alleged that the journalists, Mike Ubani, Editor of Authority newspaper and Raphael Ede of Punch newspaper had been there to spy for Bishop Calistus Onaga of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu.


One of many journalists instructed SaharaReporters, “They detained us for 2 hours. I solely went there to seek out about Father Mbaka’s whereabouts however I used to be detained together with one other journalist. I pleaded with them that I’m a journalist however they did not hear. The editor of Authority newspaper that attempted to plead on my behalf was additionally detained. It is extremely unhappy. They accused us of spying for the Bishop. They did not hearken to something we needed to say.”



The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, on Wednesday raised an alarm over the whereabouts of Father Mbaka.



The Catholic cleric lately criticised President Muhammadu Buhari and known as for his impeachment over the rising insecurity within the nation. 



Nevertheless, the President-Normal of Ohanaeze Youth Council raised the alarm that the priest is lacking.


The President-Normal of OYC, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, in a press release on Wednesday stated Mbaka was final seen on Tuesday and that efforts to find him had failed.



In the meantime, some parishioners had earlier accused Bishop Calistus Onaga of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu of being liable for the cleric’s disappearance. 


They stormed the Bishop’s Courtroom, demanding that Bishop Onaga ought to produce the cleric.


They alleged that the Bishop had one thing to do with Mbaka’s disappearance.

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