Rivers United manager, Stanley Eguma has been freed by his abductors about three days after he was abducted by unidentified gunmen along Enugu/Port Harcourt road.
Following manager's kidnap on Monday, the Enugu state police have confirmed the receipt of complains about the alleged kidnap of Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma in south-eastern Nigeria.
In a statement, the police explained that the abduction of the coach happened on 15 June on his return from a rescheduled away match against Adamawa United played in Gombe state on Sunday.
The police further disclosed that two men travelling with Eguma alerted them of the ambush, which they said was carried out by unknown gunmen.
In an assurance, the security operative agency had vowed to unravel and bust the den of the kidnappers of the Rivers United manager, having confirmed the abduction.
“We’re grateful to God for His mercy. Our Technical Manager Stanley Eguma has been released by his abductors.
“Our God is gracious,” the press release from the club signed by the General Manager, Okey Kpalukwu read.
Meanwhile, the Police are yet to release an official statement on his latest freedom as circumstances surrounding his release still yet to be confirmed.
In the meantime, Rivers United are set to battle Go Round in the final of the Rivers State FA Cup at the Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt on Friday before hosting Katsina United on Sunday in a Week 28 NPFL tie.