A lecturer attached to the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Dr Joe Ayuwo who was recently kidnapped, has been freed.
The lecturer was kidnapped by gunmen last month while returning from an event in Andoni local government area of Rivers State.
On Tuesday, the Rivers police spokesperson, Nnamdi Omoni said the victim was released on Monday, and is currently receiving medical attention.
Mr Ayuwu was kidnapped on February 21, the same day, a traditional ruler, King Aaron Ikuru, King of Ikuru Town and Chairman Andoni Council of Traditional Rulers in Andoni LGA was also abducted.
The police spokesperson said the lecturer’s release was made possible due to the intense and relentless pressure mounted by the Police and other security agencies.