Nollywood actress and Special Assistant to the Imo state Governor on Public Affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus, who was kidnapped last Sunday in Owerri the Imo state capital has been released by her abductors.

Ms Sylvanus was kidnapped along with former Mr Nigeria, Kenneth Okolie as both were together on that night. They were both released on Thursday night.

Both Ms Sylvanus and Mr Okolie were kidnapped close to the Concorde Hotel, Owerri.

The kidnappers had initially contacted some friends of Ms Sylvanus demanding a ransom of N100 million but it is not clear if the ransom was paid to secure the release of the actress.