Kidnappers contact Imo over actress, Nkiru Sylvanus

Imo State Government has promised to reward anyone with information on the whereabouts of kidnapped Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the Governor and actress, Nkiru Sylvanus.

In the statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Chinedu Offor, the government said the kidnappers had made contacts with top officials of the government.

The statement read in part, “The Government of Imo State is aware of the kidnap of the Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus. All security agencies in the state are doing everything possible to get her back safely.

“The kidnappers have made contact with certain government officials. Government will offer a substantial reward to anyone with useful information about her whereabouts.”

Sylvanus, a popular actress, was said to have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen between Concorde Hotel and Cathedral Road in Owerri, on her way from a movie location.

There were reports that the kidnappers had demanded for N100m for Sylvanus’ release.

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