One of the three kidnapped Catholic reverend sisters, Aloysius Veronica Ajayi, has been released after being abducted by gunmen from the Sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus convent in Iguoriakhi, in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State on November 14, 2017. The Reverend sisters were kidnapped along with three aspirants for the convent as their abductors reportedly demanded N20m for their release.
According to reports, Sr. Veronica Ajayi was released yesterday and is currently in good condition.
The kidnapped sisters were identified as Aloysius Veronica Ajayi, Frances Udi and Roselyn Isiocha, while the other three females, identified only as Vivian, Mariam and Anna, were aspiring to join the convent before the incident occurred.
It was gathered that the kidnappers stormed the religious community at about 11pm and forcefully took their victims away.
The victims were said to have been taken away in a speedboat.