Kidnapped cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Jephthah Robert, has been released by his captors after spending 14 days in their custody.
Jephthah was kidnapped on January 24 in front of his residence at Biogbolo-Epie suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital.
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Austin Ekeinde, a media aide to the victim’s younger brother, Azibaola Robert confirmed his release on Monday, February 7.
The statement read;
“We give all the thanks to God for the safe return of our brother Jephthah Robert Yekorogha, from the kidnappers’ den.”
Recall that the family had appealed to the kidnappers to release their member unconditionally without any harm.
A statement signed by Austin Ekeinde on behalf of the victim’s younger brother, Mr. Azibola Roberts, a copy of which was sent to LEADERSHIP on January 27, 2022, called on the members of the public for sustained support that could lead to the early release of Yekorogha.