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Abducted Ekiti Catholic priest regains freedom



The abducted Ekiti State Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Michael Olofinlade, has regained his freedom.

Olofinlade, who was abducted along the Itaji Ekiti-Ijelu Ekiti Road in the Oye local government area of the state on Saturday, was released on Tuesday evening.

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The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Felix Ajakaye, confirmed the development to journalists on Wednesday.

“Yes, the abducted parish priest of St. George’s Catholic Church, Omu, has been released by the kidnappers,” Ajakaye said.

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