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Kidnapped NSCDC officers regain freedom in Edo

The Edo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday said two of its men that were kidnapped few days ago had regained freedom.

The Commandant, Makinde Ayinla, confirmed the release in an interview with newsmen in Benin.

He said the operatives were freed without ransom in the early hour of Tuesday by their abductors at Ebelle community in the Igueben Local Government Area of Edo.

The commandant, however, thanked the Nigeria Police, the vigilante in Ebelle town and the families of the abducted workers.

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Ayinla also commended other security agencies for their support and collaboration in ensuring the release of the two men.

Ripples Nigeria had earlier reported that the two officials were abducted at the railway bridge between Ebelle and Ewosa communities on the Ebelle-Agbor highway on their way to Benin.

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