Abductors free Ex-Super Eagles star, Obodo in Delta

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Former Super Eagles player, Christian Obodo, who was on Sunday evening, in has been freed.

According to The Nation Obodo was along Refinery road in Effurun, Uvwie council area around 5pm on Sunday.

But he was reportedly released on Sunday night.

Confirming , Monday morning, a friend of the football star, Engr. Big Sam, said: “He has been released. He was released last night. met him this morning. The town is becoming unsafe. We are glad that he is back home.”

The 36-year-old was said to have stopped along the road to buy bananas when the hoodlums struck and whisked him to an unknown destination.

The Nation the ex-Udinese player was on June 9, 2012 while on way to church.

He had recently retired Greece Football Club, Appollon Smyrnis, and paid a courtesy visit to former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, to appreciate him for securing at that .

Obodo was said to have parted an undisclosed sum as to effect his .

When contacted, the Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed his abduction Sunday evening but could not disclose whether he had been released.