Fr. Malachy Asadu, a priest from the Diocese of Nsukka, in the State of Enugu, in southern Nigeria was released two days after his abduction. This was confirmed by the police yesterday, November 27, stating that the priest is in good health condition, according to Fides News Agency.
Fr. Asadu was kidnapped on November 25 along Imilike-Nsukka Road as he was returning from a diocesan meeting in the Cathedral of Saint Teresa, in Nsukka.
His abduction took place exactly nine days after another priest, Fr. Teofilo Ndulue, who had been kidnapped on November 16th and then released after three days.