After a week in kidnappers’ den, the two popular Nollywood actors, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel alias Agbogidi have been released by their abductors in Enugu.
Their release was confirmed by the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN. The development was coming barely 48 hours the AGN President was mocked by the kidnappers for trying to offer them a sum of 1.2million instead of the 100,000 dollar demanded for.
A statement signed by Monalisa Chinda Coker, the Guild’s Director of Communication, on Wednesday, revealed that ‘God touched’ the abductors and they decided to set the actors free.
The statement read in part, “This is to inform the public that the kidnapped actors, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel, have been released, unhurt.
“The elated National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Rollas, announced their release by the abductors who were touched by spirit of God to set them free and unharmed.”
“The guild has arranged for medical checks and psychological support for the victims.”
“On behalf of their families, the National President expressed our heartfelt appreciation to the Nollywood industry and Nigerians at large for the support and prayers during this trying period.”
“He urged members to be security conscious on and off movie sets and always take precautionary measures on their security at all times.”
“Okereke and Agbodigidi were declared missing on Saturday when family members could not reach them after working on a film set.”Follow us on social media