*Kidnapped Channels TV reporter Gained Freedom*

Kidnapped Channels TV reporter Gained Freedom.

It has been reliably confirmed that Joshua Rogers, who was kidnapped from his residence in Rumuosi, Obio/Akpor area in Rivers, has been freed.

He gained total freedom around 10 p.m. on Friday unharmed, less than 24 hours after being abducted on Thursday.

One of his comrade, Charles Oporum, confirmed the news of his release in the late hours of Friday.

“Yes, he has been released about an hour ago, and has reunited with his family,” Oporum said”.

The management of the television station also confirmed Rogers’ release in a brief statement.

“The management statement reads: “Channels Television reporter, Joshua Rogers, who was abducted last night in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has been freed”.

“We thank our viewers and all those who expressed concern over the unfortunate incident.”

Meanwhile, as at the time of reporting, it remains obscured whether he was rescued by security forces or if ransom was paid for his release.

The Police and the Department of State Services, DSS, had launched rescue efforts during his abduction.

It should be noted that Rogers is Channels TV’s Government House Correspondent in Port Harcourt.

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