Abducted Nollywood thespians, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel have been released by their kidnappers.
Moji Delano gathered the information via the Instagram account of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
According to the statement published on the IG page of AGN on Wednesday, August 3, the kidnapped actors were unscathed and returned in healthy conditions.
“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,” part of the statement read.
The statement reads further, “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 Nollywood industry and Nigerians at large for the support and prayers during the trying period.”
The concluding part of the statement reads;
“He urged members to be security conscious on and off film sets and always take precautionary measures on their personal security at all times. Thank you Signed Monalisa Chinda Coker Director of Communications Actors Guild of Nigeria.”
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The movie stars were kidnapped while they were returning from a movie set at Ozalla town in Enugu state on Friday, July 29, 2022.