A retired ExxonMobil staff, Dr. Idongesit Udom, who was held captive for 31 days in Kidanpper’s den, has finally regained his freedom.
According to a family source, Dr. Idongesit, who was kidnapped in his village, Nneke, on April 9, was released in the early hours of Wednesday, at Aba, Abia State, after a N5m ransom was paid.
The family is however happy that he is alive. He is currently receiving treatment in a hospital.
At a point, the kidnappers asked that Sure Foundation Polytechnic be sold to raise the ransom.
The state’s Police PRO, DSP Chukwu Ikechuwu, who confirmed Dr. Udom’s release, added that investigations were still ongoing to track down the hoodlums.