Nigerian Christians are regularly confronted with life-threatening violence from Fulani herdsmen.
The inaction of the police left the family in a state of shock.
On the first Sunday of August Father Pierluigi Maccalli visited the shrine of Fatima in Portugal.
The other faithful kidnapped with him were released on the 23rd of June.
A staff member was killed early Wednesday morning when gunmen attacked and kidnapped students from a school in Northern Nigeria.
Seven people, among them clergymen and nuns, were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, the 11th of April.
The Christian minority in Nigeria has been subjected to severe persecution for many years.
Fatokun did not identify his captors, but Muslim Fulani herdsmen have been active in Nasarawa State.