There was jubilation in the Nnewi Catholic Diocese as one of its priest that was abducted last Friday, Rev Fr Stanislaus Mbamara, regains his freedom.
The church disclosed this in a statement signed by the Chancellor of Nnewi Catholic Diocese, Rev. Fr. Raphael Ezeogu, late on Sunday.
Mbamara was detained in the camp of his abductors for two days.
Confirming his release, the diocese, through Ezeogu, thanked Catholic adherents and their friends who joined them in prayers for the release of the priest.
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Edeogu in the release said, “With joy, Nnewi Diocese is announcing that today June 4 2023, Rev. Fr. Stanislaus Mbamara, kidnapped two days ago, has been liberated.
“We sincerely thank all of you who joined us in prayer for God’s intervention.
“Please, join us in happily acknowledging God’s compassion once again. Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit as it was in the beginning, is now ever shall be, world without end.”