The kidnapped Nollywood stars, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel Agbogidi, have been released by their abductors unhurt.
The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) confirmed their release in a statement issued late Wednesday, August 3, 2022.
Equally important, the release was posted on its official Instagram page by Monalisa Chinda; the AGN Director of the Communications. The statement reads: “This is to gladly inform the public that the kidnapped actors; Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel Agbogidi, have been released unhurt.
“The elated National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas announced their release by the abductors who were touched by the spirit of God to set them free and unharmed.
“The Guild has also 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 the trying period.
“He also urged members to be security conscious on and off film sets and always take precautionary measures on their security at all times,’‘ it concluded.
Last week, Okereke and Agbodigidi were kidnapped in Enugu State.
The kidnappers had asked for a $100,000 ransom.