BREAKING: Corps members kidnapped from Rivers State regain freedom
Vondigest reports that Seven members of the National Youths Service Corps who were kidnapped on their way to Port Harcourt, Rivers State from the NYSC orientation camp in Ondo State have regained their freedom after spending one week in captivity.
A family member of one of the kidnapped corps members had reported to a popular radio station in Port Harcourt that 12 NYSC members were abducted by armed men last Tuesday along the Rumuji axis of the East-West Road, Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers state.
The source who did not disclose his name said during the incident, five of the corps members escaped in a rather courageous manner.
The Rivers State Police had confirmed the incident but was unable to give the actual number of passengers that were on the bus conveying the youths on national service.
But speaking to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, a man who claimed his sister-in-law was among those kidnapped said the remaining abducted seven corps members have now breathed the air of freedom.
The man said they were freed at about 9 pm on Sunday evening around Choba in Obio/Akpor local government area after a ransom was paid.