There are reports coming out of Nigeria just now that retired Nigerian archbishop, the Rt. Rev. Peter Akinola, was kidnapped this afternoon while at the youth training center he founded in Abeokuta.
The Daily Trust, a local Nigerian newspaper, is reporting that Bishop Akinola was taken around 3pm local time, and that this comes in the middle of a police buildup in the region.
Stand Firm, an American Anglican group which has worked closely with Bishop Akinola, has posted a request for prayers on their website from the sitting primate of Nigeria.
In this, we are united, and we all pray for his swift and safe return.
We now have a report that Bishop Akinola has been