Actor Guilds of Nigeria reports that veteran performers Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel have been freed from kidnappers.
This comes after their kidnappers sought a $100,000 ransom to free them.
The movie stars were declared safe in a statement posted by the Actors Guild of Nigeria on its official Instagram page on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.
It reads below:
“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.”