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Jonathan’s uncle freed by abductors

23 March 2016, 06:37

Yenagoa - Chief Inegite Jonathan (72), uncle and foster father to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has regained his freedom following his abduction on February 17.

Asinim Butswat, spokesman for Bayelsa Police Command, who confirmed the development on Tuesday evening, said that details of the release were not yet available.

“The victim has been released and reunited with his family but I am yet to get the details,” Butswat said.

Also read: Three kidnapped aid workers freed in DR Congo: charity

Jonathan was reportedly kidnapped at his residence in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa along with a 35-year-old relative Samuel Oki who was killed by the abductors.

It will be recalled that the victim was kidnapped in February 28 2014 in his house and was freed by security agents, at Akipli Community in Ogbia on March 10, 2014.

The remains of Oki abducted along with Chief Inegite Jonathan was found floating at Otuoke creeks two days after the abduction. 



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