The four Catholic sisters who were kidnapped along Okigwe-Umulolo community of Imo state on Sunday August 21, have regained their freedom.
LIB reported earlier that the sisters, namely Johannes Nwodo, Christabel Echemazu, Liberata Mbamalu and Benita Agu, were kidnapped on their way to morning mass.
The Sisters Of Jesus The Saviour (Generalate) confirmed they’ve regained their freedom on Tuesday August 23, in a statement signed by its Secretary-General, Sr Zita Ihedoro.
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“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 area 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 have contributed to the quick and safe release of our dear sisters.
“We sincerely appreciate and thank you for your prayers and moral supports 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.”