The feminine pupil of Abia State College (ABSU), Uturu kidnapped alongside different passengers on Okigwe-Uturu Street final week, has been launched.
The opposite abductees had been additionally let out, The Nation learnt.
The abductors demanded an undisclosed ransom from the scholar’s household.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu introduced the discharge of the kidnapped individuals on his Twiter @GovernorIkpeazu however didn’t say if any ransom was paid.
He thanked God, safety brokers and ABSU for the discharge of the kidnapped pupil.
Ikpeazu didn’t say if any arrest was made.
“It’s with exceedingly nice pleasure and a really nice sense of reduction that I announce that the one kidnapped ABSU pupil who was nonetheless in custody of the hoodlums that kidnapped some folks few days in the past alongside the Okigwe-Uturu Street has been freed.
“I spoke together with her and her mom…and wish to thank God, our safety brokers and the administration of ABSU for a job nicely accomplished resulting in this excellent news.
“Our administration has since taken measures to strengthen safety across the space the place the incident occurred and even past it guarantee safety of lives and property which stays my primary task as Governor and it’s one responsibility I’ll by no means take evenly,” he stated within the tweet.