The Nigerian Navy has released Instagram comedian and Naval personnel Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin aka Cute Abiola from detention.
Naval spokesperson, Commodore Suleman Dahun, confirmed his release on Friday.
Checks by The Nation show that he spent 19 days in the custody of the Nigerian Navy.
Some of his colleagues, including the popular Mr. Macaroni, had raised the alarm over his whereabouts.
Cute Abiola’s last post on Instagram was on November 14.
Following the sustained public interest in the matter, particularly on social media, his employer – the Nigerian Navy – clarified in a statement on November 17 that the comedian was in its custody.