The Catholic priest, Reverend Father Mark Ojotu, who was abducted along Okpoga – Ojapo road in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State has regained his freedom.
Ojotu who is the Chaplain of St. Mary’s Hospital, Okpoga in Okpokwu LGA, was abducted on Thursday evening by his captors.
But, police spokesperson for Benue Command, SP Catherine Anene confirmed the release of the priest on Sunday via a WhatsApp message.
Anene stated, “Rev. Fr. Mark Ojotu has been released by his kidnappers due to pressure mounted on them. He is currently receiving medical attention.
“Investigation is still ongoing.”