The Bayelsa Federal Commissioner at the National Population Commission, Mrs Gloria Izonfuo who was abducted by unknown gunmen in Rivers on Sunday has been released by her abductors.
According to the Rivers Police Spokesman, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, who spoke on Monday said Izonfuo was abducted on Sunday alongside her driver and maid at the Ogbakiri Junction on the East-West Road. The kidnap occurred when they were returning to Port Harcourt after a trip to Brass in Bayelsa.
Sources within the NPC office in Yenagoa, information gathered is that she was released Friday morning, however, it could not be confirmed if any ransom was paid for her freedom.
When asked if the driver and maid have been freed, she responded, “Okay I will get back to you on that.”