by Enani Benson
A randy Catholic Priest with one of
the Catholic Churches in Lagos State
(name withheld) has allegedly raped
an 18-year-old girl (name also withheld).
The priest is now threatening
the parents of the innocent girl to dare
report the matter to law enforcement
According to a petition sent to the
Catholic Bishop of Lagos, by the family
of the innocent girl and made available
to WESTERN POST, the family
alleged that the incident took place at
the church premises (name withheld)
after the innocent girl was lured into
the apartment of the priest.
The family further revealed that
before the incident, a Rev. Father attached
to one of the Catholic Church in
Lagos Island, Lagos, was sponsoring
the young girl’s education in a school
at Benin in Edo State.
It is also alleged that the priest with
an uncontrollable libido exploited the
girl’s poverty to entice her with gifts
before she was raped. The girl was
said to be on mid-term break when the
The family of the girl further alleged
that the priest had boasted that he
would use every means available to
make sure that the Catholic Diocese of
Lagos does not act on the petition by the
parents of the girl.
A member of the innocent girl family
who pleaded anonymity alleged that the
inability of the catholic authorities to punish
the randy priest has given him more
impetus to hire thugs to intimidate and
physically assault the family.
The family is therefore demanding that
the randy priest be fished out and brought
to book, while adequate compensation
be paid to the girl and her parents for the
trauma, they had gone through since the
beginning of the rape saga.