Report reaching viewpoint Nigeria that the female student at the University of Jos, who was kidnapped by gunmen, has regained her freedom.
The 300-level Zoology student simply identified as Helen was abducted on Wednesday night by gunmen, who attacked the staff quarters of the Federal College of Land Resources Technology located at Kuru community, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
According report, she was picked up around the Heipang community, in the neighbouring Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state on Thursday night by family members after the kidnappers abandoned her in the bush.
Spokesman, Plateau State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, also confirmed that the student had been released by her abductors.
When asked about the release, Ogaba, who had said the abductors initially demanded N100m but reduced it to N6m, said, “Yes, she has been released. I called the Divisional Police Officer in the area where the lady was abducted and the officer told me that she has regained her freedom.”
The PPRO, however, did not state whether a ransom was paid or not to secure the release of the abductee.
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