Kidnappers touched by ‘spirit of God’, releases kidnapped Nollywood stars

Agbogi and Okereke

There is succour for Nollywood as their kidnapped members, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Agbogidi, have been released.

The Actors Guild of Nigeria on its official Instagram page on Wednesday that the abductors were touched by the spirit of God, which made them release them.

It is silent on whether or nor ransom was paid, although it noted earlier that the criminals rejected the N1.2m the guild was able to muster.

It said: “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 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.”

“He urged members to be security conscious on and off film sets and always take precautionary measures on their personal security at all times.”