It will interest you to note that kidnapping has become a sort of cool business for some folks who feel that they don't want to go through the pains and sweat of making legitimate money. Instead they abduct people and demand ransom from their loved ones. According to information gathered from Vanguard, it will interest you to note that the commissioner for Women Affairs in Cross River State, Professor Gertrude Njar was kidnapped on February 1st in the Mayne Avenue area, Calabar South. Following her abduction, the assailants reached out to her family and demanded a ransom of N150 million.
All thanks to the strategic intervention of the Nigerians Army who displayed their expertise and was able to dislodge the kidnappers which led to the rescue of Prof. Gertrude Njar. According to information gathered from TheCable, the professor was rescued by the Nigerian army. It will interest you to note that Troops of the 13 Brigade Nigerian Army Calabar, deployed for Operation Akpakwu, rescued the Commissioner after her 35 days in captivity.
The Nigerian Army deployed strategic, experienced, and gallant moves that were highly successful. According to a report from Aluko, the military spokesperson, how it happened was that the military acted on an intelligence report they got about the victim's whereabouts. Troops laid a tactic ambush for the kidnappers around Peter Effiong Creek, Messembe, Jebs.
The gallant troops tactically sprang an ambush to take the kidnappers by surprise while in search of the victim. When the kidnappers saw that they were being ambushed by the military, they abandoned the victim and fled into the creeks. According to information gathered from a reliable source, Professor Gertrude Njar is currently receiving medical treatment, after which, she will be discharged.
Following this successful operation, it will interest you to note that it was gathered that the commander of the 13 Brigade Nigerian Army has commended the troops for their gallantry and has urged them to sustain the tempo against all criminal elements. He encouraged members of the general public to continue providing timely and accurate information on criminal activities within their vicinities.
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