The mother of former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, finally regained her freedom after spending 77 days in the den of kidnappers.
Madam Beauty Ogere Siasia, was abducted on July 15, the second time in 2019 by heavily armed gunmen who invaded her Odoni country home in Sagbama Local Government Area.
It was the second time the octogenarian was abducted by gunmen in Bayelsa State. The first time a ransom was reportedly paid before she was released to her son.
Although it is not clear whether any ransom was paid for freedom this time, the Siasia family had, however, been going through reported negotiation with her abductors which was indicated for her long hostage.
Meanwhile, the Bayelsa Police Command confirmed the release of Mrs Beauty Siasia, in a statement issued on Sunday in Yenagoa by the command spokesman, Mr Asimni Buswait.
“The police command wishes to inform the general public that Mrs Beauty Siasia, who was kidnapped on 15 July, has been released in the early hours of Sunday, Sept. 29,” the statement said.
It said that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, had visited Mrs Siasia at her residence at Odoni Community, Sagbama Local Government area to debrief her.
The statement said that the victim was in a stable condition and had volunteered useful information that would assist the police in their investigation.
It stated that the command would continue to partner with members of the public to ensure a safer Bayelsa State.