Benue State University Lecturer Regains Freedom From Abductors

Benue State Univrrsity Entrance

Abducted lecturer in the department of geography of the Benue State university Makurdi Godwin Kwanga has been rescued by a team of security operatives in Makurdi the state capital.

Sewese Anne, Police public relations officer for Benue command in a statement says as soon as his kidnap was reported to the police operatives were deployed immediately to commence investigation and A Toyota Highlander SUV belonging to the victim was recovered on the same day while investigation continued

“On 2nd September, 2021 at about 10am, information was gathered that the victim was held hostage at Tse-Anjov village, Welfare quarters, Makurdi, operatives invaded the hideout and the suspects engaged the police in a gun duel but we’re overpowered by the police.

The victim was successfully rescued unhurt while the hoodlums escaped with bullets wounds.”The statement read in part

She urged members of the public to provide useful information to the police about any suspected movement of hoodlums and cooperate with officers who are on trial of the hoodlums.

The command under the leadership of CP. Tunji Akingbola assured the good people of Benue state of continuous efforts to rid the state of criminality. She added

On Tuesday the 31st of August Godwin Kwanga left his business premises along George Akume way and was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gun men and taken to an unknown destination.