Student of Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu, who was abducted by some persons while journeying along the Okigwe-Uturu Road, has been released.
The state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, made this known on Saturday evening via his official Twitter handle@GovernorIkpeazu.
The Governor who thanked God, security agents and management of ABSU for the release of the abducted student, expressed joy at the development and vowed that he will surely take justice to those involved in the kidnap and will not share the State with criminal elements.
On Wednesday night, some ABSU students were abducted along with their co-passengers while traveling to Okigwe, of which two escaped from their abductors who marched others into the bush. Read Here.
It was also not clear whether or not any ransom was paid before the victim was released.
His full tweet reads:
“It is with exceedingly great joy and a very pleasant sense of relief that I announce that the only kidnapped ABSU student who was still in custody of the hoodlums that abducted some people few days ago along the Okigwe-Uturu Road has been freed. I spoke with her and …her mother minutes ago and want to thank God, our security agents and the management of ABSU for a job well done leading to this good news.”
The whereabouts of other victims is not yet clear as at the time of filing this report.