"'We were so amazed to see him because we have been praying earnestly for a long time trusting Jesus that He would surely come back, but lo and behold he was brought to our headquarters in Maiduguri by the military," a pastor at Redeem Church in Maiduguri told SaharaReporters.
"Obajimi, who led the church in the rural area of Borno/Yobe province, was kidnapped by Islamic militants on Jan. 6. He was then taken to Sambisa Forest, where he was tied down for months, before being moved to an unknown destination and brought back to Sambisa once again.
"The pastor revealed that he managed to escape thanks to a heavy downpour that led to large floods in the area, forcing his captors to leave him. Obajim wondered for days through the forest, before finally arriving to a village, where the Nigerian military picked him up..."