84-year old Monarch of Tarakiri Clan, in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, King George Agbabou Week, who was abducted 25days ago, has been set free by his abductors
Confirming his release, his son, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Doodei Week said; “finally, my role model, man who thought me things, including courage, fear of God, love, perseverance, respect, humility, how to say no or yes, where it is the right time to say, and above all, prays for me, is back home after 25days of incarceration by adversarial elements. To God be glory”
It could be recalled that armed men suspected to be Kidnappers abducted the monarch in his country home at Ayama-Ijaw in Southern Ijaw local government area of the state.
It was also reported that the kidnappers who ransacked the monarch’s house during the kidnap, collected a television set, jewelries and other valuables before dragging him on the ground to the waterside through which they fled the community.
A closed family source told our correspondent that he was released Sunday night after several negotiations, but the amount paid as ransom for his release was not disclosed.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Asimin Butswat, responded with a text message saying “I’ve not been informed about the released”