Four Catholic Reverend Sisters abducted in Imo



Four members of the Sisters of Jesus the Saviour Generelate of the Catholic Church in Port Harcourt, Rivers State have been abducted by yet to be identified gunmen along Okigwe- Umulolo Road in Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State.

The Secretary-General of Sisters of Jesus the Saviour Generelate Zita Ihedoro announced the abduction of the reverend sisters in a statement on Sunday.

She said the incident happened on Sunday morning.

Ihedoro gave the names of the victims as Johannes Nwodo, Christabel Echemazu, Liberata Mbamalu and Benita Agu.

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According to her, the gunmen attacked and abducted the Reverend Sisters while they were on the way to attend a thanksgiving service of another reverend sister in the area.

“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,” Ihedoro, said.

“We implore for an intense prayer for their quick and safe release,” she added.

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