News Flash! Kidnapped CBN Governor’s Wife Released

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele whose wife, Margaret, was kidnapped less than 24hours ago has been released from her abductors.

The news of the kidnap was broken by SaharaReporters who reported that Margaret Emefiele was abducted by some heavily armed men yesterday.

Following the abduction, the sum of N1.5billion ransom was reportedly demanded by her abductors.

THISDAY reports that Mrs Margaret Emefiele, according to family sources was rescued “due to the gallantry of the Armed Forces, Police and Security Forces”.

She was rescued in Ugoneki near Benin City and is currently recuperating in Government House, Asaba.

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  • chika bibian

    Thank God. That was fast though…. Waiting for more details

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    That was quite so fast…………
    Hope they are sure that it was kidnappers or was the woman more powerful than they are……………….
    Good to know she is out finally.

  • Olovo Obinna

    Ah…Ah was fast…..we tnk God…ransome or no ransome

  • That’s good , and relieving

  • kayode akinsanya

    So fast, I thank God for the family

  • WillieBravo

    This should b a lesson to our so called rich men. If u keep the people hungry and think it’s all well when u have all the money, u lie. Because the poor would come after u when they have nothing to eat.

  • WillieBravo

    Thank God she was unhurt and the hoodlums didn’t have enough time to do some major havoc.