Rivers - The abducted mother of the Rivers State Commissioner of Information and Communication Austin Tam-George, has been released by her captors.
Patience Tam-George, 85 was freed in the early hours of Friday according to the eldest son Godknows Tam-George.
The octogenarian was abducted by gunmen in Okrika last Saturday with a sum of N30 million which was later reduced to N25million demanded for her release.
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It was not ascertained whether the ransom was paid to the kidnappers.
The eldest son Godknows had dismissed the earlier statement by his younger brother and commissioner Austin that the abduction was politically motivated.
Source: PM news
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