Three sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent have regained their freedom after spending 53 days in captivity. They were kidnapped along side three other women in Edo state.


It was reported that one of the victims, Veronica Ajayi, was released at about 6pm on Saturday, while the other five were released before 12am on Sunday. The Superior-General of the convent, Sister Agatha Osarekhoe, confirmed the development. She said that the sisters returned unhurt and were received by the colleagues.

It was however not confirmed if ransom of any kind was paid prior to their release.

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