20 June 2011
The five corps members kidnapped in
on June 7: Mr. Olumide Yusuf, Mrs. Funmilayo Fase, Chinonye Ejiogu, Nkechi Nweze and Vivian Okwuanya, on Sunday night regained their freedom, after spending 13 days in the kidnappers’ den in the Niger Delta. Rivers State
The youths were immediately handed over to the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Maharazu Tsiga, in good state of health and moved to
Abuja for medical examination at the . National Hospital
Tsiga relocated to Rivers state, shortly after the kidnap, and was coordinating the rescue efforts, along with the Rivers Coordinator of the NYSC, Mrs. Esther Wogbo; the police; military and operatives of the State Security Service (SSS).