The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Mr. Augustine Ude that was abducted by gunmen on Sunday, 25th, August along Ituku, Awgu Road Enugu/PH expressway has regained his freedom today, 27th August, according to the police.
The news of his release was disclosed to Journalist101 by Enugu Command Public Relations Officer, PRO, SP, Ebere Amaraizu.
According to the police spokesman, “intense pressure from joint operations of operatives of the command forced his kidnappers to let go of him at Ogbaku forest when the operatives were closing in on them.
“The command is currently on the trail of the kidnappers of the Permanent Secretary as full scale investigation is ongoing to unmask the kidnappers” Amaraizu said.
Mr. Ude is current receiving medical attention.