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Abducted Methodist Prelate reveals N100m was paid before he was released 

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Nigerian army Denies complicity in Methodist Prelate, Samuel Kanu-Uche's abduction.
Nigerian army Denies complicity in Methodist Prelate, Samuel Kanu-Uche's abduction.

Abducted Prelate of the Methodist Church, His Eminence Samuel Uche on Tuesday May 31 revealed that N100m was paid as ransom before he was released.

OsmekNews gathered  that the prelate and two other clerics were abducted on Sunday May 29, along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, in the Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.

Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, the cleric said the monies were arranged in five sacks of N20 million. Kanu also said the money were raised by the Methodist Church in Nigeria after his abductors threatened to kill him.

According to him, neither the Federal or State Government, nor the military or police intervened.