Kidnapped Catholic Nuns Released After 52 Days In Captivity In Nigeria

Kidnappers have now released the three reverend sisters that were kidnapped by guns at the Sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus convent in Iguoriakhi, in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State on November 14, 2017. Three other females were also kidnapped, as kidnappers demand for a 20million Naira ransom.


After spending 53 days in the den of the kidnappers, Sister Veronica Ajayi was released at about 6pm on Saturday, while the other 2 sisters, and three other females abducted regained freedom around 12am on Sunday.

The news of the release has also been confirmed by Sister Agatha Osarekhoe, she also said that the sisters have been welcomed by all other sisters.

According to reports, the kidnappers stormed the sisters convent and abducted the sisters, and run away via a speed boat.