Just In: Gunmen Kidnap four Catholic Reverend Sisters in Imo

Four Catholic Reverend sisters have been reported kidnapped on their way to Mass on Sunday morning in Imo State.

The incident occurred on Sunday, August 21, at Okigwe-Enugu Road.

This sad incident was contained in a statement released by Sister Zita Ihedoro, the Secretary-General of the Sisters Of Jesus The Saviour.

The abducted sisters include, Sisters Johannes Nwodo, Christabel Echemazu, Liberata Mbamalu and Benita Agu.

The sisters asked all religious faithful in the country to pray for the quick and safe return of the victims.

The statement reads, “Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, it is with great pain that we bring to your notice the kidnapping of four of our sisters mentioned above.

“The sad event of their abduction occurred around Okigwe-Umulolo area this morning shortly after the sisters were on their way to thanksgiving mass of our sister.

“We implore for intense prayer for their quick and safe release. May Jesus the savior listen to our prayers and may our mother Mary intercede for the unconditional release of our dear sisters.”