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The mother of Evans, a kidnap kingpin who was apprehended in Lagos on Saturday has not been seen since the news of her son's arrest broke.

According to Vanguard, she has reportedly gone into hiding to save her from the large number of people who have been visiting her Umudim, Nnewi home in Anambra state as a result of the apprehension of her son, Vanguard reports.

According to reports, this coincided with the revelation by Obi of Umudim that the apprehended kidnapper was not famous in his community because he rarely comes home and did not have any investment in the community.

Lady Nwosu, as Evan’s mother is popularly called, was described as a no-nonsense woman. Contrary to insinuations from some quarters that her son bought her a car from the proceed of kidnapping; 

Vanguard gathered that she rides a lady motorcycle popularly called Nwanyi Nnewi. She was also said to be assisting vendors sell their wares after which they pay her commission weekly. But when Vanguard arrived the canteen where she sells, she was said to have gone into hiding since Tuesday. 

A woman who spoke on the condition of anonymity said: “she went into hiding because people were trooping in to sympathize with her over the arrest of her son. Some came for a different purpose; to make a mockery of her and to see the face of the mother of the arrested kidnapper. Even you newsmen were troubling her. She has been crying since news of the arrest reached her. I do not know where she has gone to but I think it is good for her.” 

Vanguard also visited Emmanuel Anglican Church Primary School, Akamili Umudim Nnewi, the primary school Evans attended. Headmaster of the school was, however, not on seat. A teacher that was accosted said he was not competent to speak on the matter, reported by VANGUARD