Abducted female doctor regains freedom in Cross River

Dr Vivien Otu, the abducted female medical doctor in Cross River, whose abduction sparked protests by colleagues has regained freedom the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Chairman of Nigeria Medical Association in the state, Dr Innocent Abang, confirmed her release in a telephone interview on Friday in Calabar.

Otu was kidnapped on Aug. 28 in Calabar and released on the night of Sept. 3.

Abang said, “I can confirm to you that our colleague has been released from captivity.

“We thank the security agencies, state government, the media and all stakeholders for their respective contributions in ensuring her release,” he said.

Also, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, also confirmed the release of the abducted doctor.