A lecturer at University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) in the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, Dr Joe Ayuwo, who was kidnapped by gunmen last month has regained his freedom.
He was kidnapped on February 21, 2021, while returning from a function in Andoni local government area of Rivers State.
Spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the development yesterday, said the victim was rescued on Monday, March 15 and is currently receiving medical attention.
Omoni said his release was made possible due to the intense and relentless pressure mounted by the Police.
He disclosed that through technical intelligence, the police spotted their location and was closing in on the kidnappers. Upon seeing the red flag, they abandoned the victim and fled.