The kidnapped Nigeria and Udinese midfielder, Christian Obodo has been released by his abductors Sunday evening.

Obodo was released by the abductors who had initially requested a N30 Million ransom after frantic efforts by the Delta state Police Command. He was rescued at Enevo, a village in Isoko, Delta state.

When contacted at about 10 pm on Sunday, Delta State Chairman of Sports Commission and FA chairman , Pinick Amaju confirmed Obodo’s release. According to him, “Christian is with me now”, he disclosed.

It will be recalled that the former Super Eagles player was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday in Efunrun, Delta, Nigeria. –vanguard news

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