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Kidnapped Former Super Eagles star Obodo regains freedom
A former Super Eagles midfielder , Christian Obodo, who was reportedly kidnapped on Sunday evening by gunmen in a Delta community , has been freed by the abductors.
The ex -international was abducted by gunmen along the Refinery Road in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State alongside a female friend when he stopped by to buy banana at about 5 pm .
It was learnt that both Obodo and the lady friend were released by their captors on Sunday night .
It was also gathered that the footballer , who retired recently from a Greece Football Club , paid undisclosed ransom before he was freed around 10 : 30 pm on Sunday .
Confirming the release of Obodo to journalists in Warri on Monday , one of his longtime friends, Big Sam , said , “ He has been released . He was released last night . I met him this morning . The town is becoming more unsafe . We are glad that he is back home . ”