Bayelsa SSG’s mother, Betinah has regained her freedom.
Glamtush reports that the kidnapped 86-years-old mother of Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government, Madam Betinah Benson, has regained freedom and reunited with her family after 34 days with her abductors.
The SSG, Hon. Kombowei Benson, who took to his personal Facebook page to confirm the release, said “Thanks to almighty God, my sweet mother is back to Yenagoa.”
Glamtush had earlier reported that Madam Kombowei was kidnapped by some hoodlums who invaded her residence at old Assembly quarters, Azikoro road, Yenagoa with military uniforms.
Also recall, that Madam Betinah Benson, was first kidnapped in 2013, from her country home Korokorosei community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and kept with her abductors for several days before she regained freedom.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army a few days ago arrested 27-years-old suspect days after they took over the investigation into the kidnap of the octogenarian.
The kidnappers had earlier demanded a ransom of N500 million for her released.
The suspect whose name was given as Stanley Woniowei is an indigene of Olugbobiri community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the State.