The family members of the Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government Hon. Konbowei Benson can now heave a big relief as their Matrach Betina Benson abducted by unknown gunmen have released her.
A family source confirmed the latest development to one of our correspondents in Yenagoa the state capital ,but refused to give details of how she regained her freedom.
Our source who pleaded that his name should not be mentored because he was authorised to do so , however did not say whether ransom was paid before her release.
Niger Delta Herald reports that a suspect Weniowei of Lobia community was arrested by the security agencies last week in connection with the abduction, he may have spilled the beans that gave the lead that led to her regaining her freedom.
The Police is also yet to issue a statement in regards to the latest development..
It could be recalled that The 73- year-old mother of the Secretary to the Bayelsa State Government Betina Benson was kidnapped by men dressed in military camouflage and took the victim away at the old legislature quarters at Azikoro Road, one month ago .
We learnt that this was the second time she had been abducted by gunmen, the first time was when her son was the Speaker of the state House of Assembly in 2013.