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Methodist Church prelate, 2 other clerics regain freedom

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The kidnapped Prelate of the Methodist Church, His Eminence Samuel Uche, and two other abducted clerics have regained freedom.
The police spokesman in Abia, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed their release in Umuahia on Monday.
They were abducted on Sunday while they were on their way from a programme in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia.
Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman of Umunneochi  Local Government Area, Chief Ifeanyi Madu, also confirmed their release.
This is contained in a statement signed by the council secretary, Mr Peter Uba on Monday in Abia.
“The Chairman joyfully wish to announce the release of His Eminence, Dr. SCK Uche JP, the Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria and his entourage from their abductors.
“This was confirmed by the Lay President Methodist Church Nigeria, Sir Ifeanyi Okechukwu.
“The prelate is currently in a church giving praises to God.  Details coming soon,” the statement said.

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