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Samson Siasia’s Mother Freed by Abductors

Valentine Chinyem

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The Bayelsa Police command has confirmed the release of the mother of Nigeria’s Under-23 National Team Coach Samson Siasia, Mrs Beauty Siasia.

Assistant Superintendent of Police, Mr. Asinim Butswat, police spokesman in Bayelsa, said the kidnappers freed the victim following a clampdown on their location by men of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of police in the state.

He said, 72-year, old Mrs Beauty Siasia, who was abducted on Nov.16, was dropped off at about 1.30 a.m on Saturday.

Butswat said that the police were cautious and professional in the operation to ensure that the hostage was freed unhurt.

“She is hale and hearty and has been reunited with her family and the police have intensified efforts to arrest the fleeing suspects,” he said.