Imo State: Methodist Prelate Recounts Ordeal In Kidnappers’ Den


The Prelate of the Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu-Uche, has recounted his ordeal in bondage.

According to report had reported that Kanu-Uche was kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen along the Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.

It was gathered that the Bishop of Owerri, Rt. Rev. Dennis Mark, and the Prelate’s chaplain were also abducted by the gunmen.

However, the Methodist Prelate and other captives were released on Monday hours after the gunmen demanded a sum of N100 million for their release.

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Hours after his release, Kanu-Uche who spoke in Igbo language appreciated Governors Okezie Ikpeazu and Hope Uzodinma of Abia and Imo states respectively for coming to his aid.

The cleric made this known while addressing some members of his congregation at the Methodist Cathedral, Ihube in Imo State on Monday.

Kanu-Uche also commended Nigerians all over the country and the Christian community for praying for his release.

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