The Nigeria Police Force
Though a ransom of $40,000 was demanded
“She was released around midnight (2300 GMT)
“Circumstances surrounding her release has not been disclosed to me for now.
“But we are still investigating the incident in a bid towards ensuring that those who carried out the act are arrested and brought to book.”
The safe return of Juliet Kalu would come as a relief for Samuel who has been included in Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad for Nigeria’s final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles and Egypt friendly later this month.
The 21-year-old made his Super Eagles bow against Seychelles in September 2018 and has scored a goal in five international outings so far.