Memunat, wife of Super Eagles midfielder, Fegor Ogude, who was kidnapped on Monday, has been freed by her abductors.
This was revealed by the Media Officer of the National Under-23 Team, Timi Ebikagboro, on Sunday.
Writing on his Twitter handle late on Sunday, Ebikagboro said: “To God be the glory, the wife of SE player Fegor Ogude, Memunat has been released, she was released minutes ago, and isnow with her family.”
Memunat was kidnapped in Warri,Delta State on Monday night by gunmen who stormed her residence.
Ogude, a member of the Super Eagles team that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, plies his trade in Russia with FK Amker Perm.
Kidnapped wife of Super Eagles midfielder Fegor Ogude, Memunat was in the late hours of yesterday (Sunday) released from her abductors in Warri.
Speaking on behalf of his family, the traumatized Fegor said he is grateful to God almighty for the release of his wife without any injury, but most importantly he wants to single out the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation, the Nigerian media and all Nigerians who stood by his family in their trying times, saying only God will reward them all.
“For now I am still speechless, trying to recover from the trauma my family went through, but thank God we now have her in our custody, safe and sound, I just want to get off the public glare so that my wife can over come the sad experience”
“For me and my family we want to thank the leadership of the NFF led by the president Amaju Pinnick who aside calling us, assisted in his private capacity, we also want to thank the Nigeria media for all what they did for me, not forgetting the Nigerian nation for all their moral and spiritual support”
Memunat Ogude was kidnapped in the late hours of last week Monday while about entering their house at Okuorkorkor in Okpe LGA of Delta State