Reactions as last Facebook post of Catholic priest killed by terrorists in Kaduna details what to expect in 2023 elections


Mixed reactions have trailed Reverend Father John Mark Cheitnum’s last post on Facebook prior to his abduction and subsequent death.

The post, which gave a prediction of what to expect during the elections, circulated the internet after the cleric was reportedly killed by his abductors in Kaduna State.

Rev. Father Cheitnum and his colleague, Reverend Father Donatus Cleopas, were kidnapped by terrorists at the rectory of Christ the King Catholic Church, Yadin Garu in Lere Local Government Area of the state on Friday, July 15, 2022.

Sadly, the decomposing body of the priest was discovered at a farm in a nearby village on Tuesday, July 19, while Reverend Father Cleopas, escaped from the abductors.

On July 10, 2022, the slain cleric had taken to his official Facebook page to write: “2023 Election is going to be between Nigerians vs The Enemies of Nigeria. Obi-diently Nigerians will WIN.”

Reacting, Nigerians aired different views, with many positing that the cleric may have been killed due to his remark.

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