Kidnapped American Missionary Phyllis Sortor Regains Freedom

Phyllis SortorRev Phyllis Sortor, an American missionary who was kidnapped from a church academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi State, has been released.

Sortor, 71, a Free Methodist Christian missionary, was safely released to authorities and church leaders on Friday, the 6th of March .

“We are deeply grateful to all who prayed for Phyllis’ safe return and praise God the family representative was able to secure her release,” said David W. Kendall of the Board of Bishops.

Rev Phyllis Sortor, a missionary with the Free Methodist Church, was taken away by masked gunmen at around 10am (9am GMT) on Feb. 23. The Kidnappers had demanded N30, 000 but according to the Kogi State Police Commissioner, no ransom was paid for her freedom.


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