A pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Sunday Adediran, who was kidnapped on Nov. 13 at Ikot Eneobong area in Calabar has been released.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Irene Ugbo, confirmed their release in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Calabar.
Ugbo, who did not mention the name of the teacher that was also released, urged the public to always avail the command with useful and timely information to help them respond to such cases appropriately.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aminu Alhassan, issued a strict order to men of Anti Kidnapping and Cultism Squad to go for their release and immediately, they swung into action.
“I want to commend the swift action of SP Awodi Abdulhameed and his Dragon squad, their efforts yielded results and I can confirm to you that the victims are now in safe hands.
“I want to appeal to the public not to wait until something happens before they report, they should always report strange movement around them to curb this kind of ugly incident,” she said.