Gloria Ogbu


Four Catholic Church Reverend Sisters who were abducted on Sunday in Okigwe, Imo State have been released.

Their released was made known to Newsmen by the Secretary-General of Sisters of Jesus The Saviour (Generalate), Zita Ihedoro on Tuesday.

The Sisters who were kidnapped on their way to thanksgivin are, Johannes Nwodo, Christabel Echemazu, Liberata Mbamalu and Benita Agu, their way to a thanksgiving mass of one of their colleagues.

Announcing their release, Sister Ihedoro said: “With hearts full of joy the sisters of Jesus the Saviour wish to announce the unconditional and safe release of four of our sisters, who were abducted around Okigwe-Umulolo axis on August 21, 2022.

“Today is a memorable day for us. Therefore, we wish to share this joy with all men and women of goodwill, who in one way or the other contributed to the quick and safe release of our dear sisters.

“We sincerely appreciate and thank you for your prayers and moral support during this difficult moment. May Jesus the Saviour whom we have come to serve bless, protect and provide for you. Especially in times of difficulty.”