Three Catholic reverend sisters and three other females, who were kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State, have been released.
According to reports, the sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent regained their freedom after spending 53 days in the kidnappers’ den.
It was gathered that one of the victims, Veronica Ajayi, was released at about 6 pm on Saturday, while the other five were released before 12 am 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