The student of Abia state University, ABSU that was Kidnapped by hoodlums has been released.

The student was Kidnapped on Wednesday, 5th May 2021 on Okigwe-Uturu road.

Announcing their release, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu thanked the security agencies for their efforts in rescuing the only victim of the kidnap incident.

The Governor who broke the news via his Twitter handle said he has talked to the lady and her mum and thanked God for the breakthrough.

He also also assured that his administration has taken  measures to ensure that security in the area and beyond is beefed up to ensure the protection of lives and properties in the state.

Below is the tweet from the Governor:

“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.

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“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.

“Our administration has since taken measures to strengthen security around the area where the incident happened and even beyond it to ensure security of lives and property which remains my number one assignment as Governor and it is one duty I will never take lightly. We will surely take justice to those who abducted our student as we will not cohabit this state with criminals.”


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