Anambra Commissioner Kidnapped During Attack On Soludo Released.

 


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Anambra Commissioner Kidnapped During Attack On Soludo Released.

NKIRU NWAGBO AWKA


 The Anambra state  commissioner for public utilities  Engr Emeka Ezenwanne who was kidnapped on Wednesday when unknown Gunmen attacked the former Governor Central Bank of Nigeria,  Prof Soludo has been released.

Recall that  gunmen who invaded the venue of an interactive session between a Frontline All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship aspirant, Prof Chukwuma Soludo and youths of his community, Isuofia.

The gunmen killed three of his Orderlies, and made away with the commissioner who had scaled the fence in attempt to escape, but ran into the gunmen.

A source who spoke to the commissioner said, "I just spoke to the commissioner now. He has been freed, and he is in good health too.

"He denied paying any ransom, and also told me that his abductors did not maltreat him in anyway."

It was  gathered that the commissionerwas released at about 1am on Easter day.

The  Anambra State Police Command  in a statement yesterday  confirmed the release of the abducted Commissioner .

According to the Public Relations Officer DSP Tochukwu Ikenga "The Police, Military and Other Security Agencies had mounted intense search and rescue efforts, which had closed in on his abductors, thereby forcing his release.  
The Hon Commissioner returned home unhurt, in the early hours of today 4th April 2021.

"Recall, he was abducted following the attack at Isuofia Civic Center that led to the murder of three (3) Police Officers by some hoodlums. 

"The Police Command had arrested five suspects in connection with the incident and remains committed in apprehending the remaining gang members.

"Meanwhile, the CP has called for calm and reiterates the Command’s commitment towards ensuring safety and security of *Ndi Anambra and residents alike., Ikenga added.

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