A female lecturer of the Nasarawa State University who was kidnapped a few days ago has regained her freedom
Recall that Toptrends Nigeria in a report narrated how Adokwe, a lecturer in the Faculty of Administration at the university and a Deputy Director, Gender Studies, of the university, who was abducted on Sunday night by gunmen from her residence in Angwan Jaba in Keffi Nasarawa State Nigeria.
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Speaking with toptrend on phone, Timothy Adokwe, brother to Comfort, confirmed that she has been released.
The Nasarawa State University lecturer, Dr Comfort Adokwe, who was abducted on Sunday, has been released.
Toptrends reports that Adokwe, a lecturer in the Faculty of Administration at the university and a Deputy Director, Gender Studies, of the school, was abducted on Sunday night by gunmen from her residence in Angwan Jaba in Keffi Nasarawa state.
Speaking with topttrends on the phone, Timothy Adokwe, brother to Comfort, confirmed the release.
he said, “Yes, she was released around 8:30,”.
According to him the kidnappers initially demanded a N100million ransom.
However, it was confirmed that the family paid an undisclosed amount in order to secure her freedom.
Timothy, however, applauded the military and the Department of State Services, DSS, for their involvement in the release of his sister, saying that though they could not go closer to avoid any harm to Comfort, they monitored the movement via satellite.
“Actually, the police were not there, but the military and the DSS were involved, but at the outskirts, because they tried to monitor from their satellite and know the location, but you know, they can’t just enter directly,” he said.
Adokwe said his sister has been taken to an undisclosed hospital for a medical checkup, adding that she is okay and has reunited with her family members, husband, and daughter respectively.
He urged the government to ensure that development gets to areas that are being dominated by kidnappers.
He added that the VC of the university who was kidnapped in the past was also rescued from the same location.