An Abducted Catholic Priest Chimezie Godfrey has been Released after ten days in Captivity.
NaijaNews reports thatRev Fr Mark Chimezie Godfrey, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, Abia State, who was kidnapped in the state capital by gunmen, has been released after being held captive for 10 days.
The Catholic Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, Bishop Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, announced the priest’s release in a statement he personally signed, saying Rev Fr Chimezie was released unharmed.
The statement did not specify whether a ransom was paid before the priest was released.
Fr Chimezie, a native of Enugu State, was ordained a priest early this year and was reportedly abducted at St Theresa’s Parish, along Enyiukwu Road, Ohokobe Afaraukwu Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area on October 13.