Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, Anambra State Commissioner for Public Utilities, who was kidnapped during the bloody attack on Prof Charles Soludo has been released.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports A police source confirmed that Ezenwanne was released during the early hours of Easter Sunday, 4th April, 2021.
The Commissioner was kidnapped on Wednesday when gunmen invaded the venue of an interactive session between Soludo and youths of his community, Isuofia.
The gunmen killed three policemen, and made away with the commissioner who had scaled the fence in an attempt to escape, but ran into the gunmen.
The Anambra State Commissioner of Public Utilities Emeka Ezenwanne, who was abducted during the attack on Chukwuma Soludo's townhall meeting in Isuofia, has been released.
Source, Nigerian Police
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Meanwhile, Anambra State Commissioner for Information, Mr C. Don Adinuba has also confirmed the release of Ezenwanne.
Earlier, Mr James Eze, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Willie Obiano in an Easter message quoted the Governor as saying, “As Nigeria’s safest state, our resolve will always be tested by the criminal elements we have put out of business, but we have always come back stronger. Public safety is tied to liberty and the price of liberty is eternal vigilance. We shall continue to stay awake to ensure that Ndi Anambra can sleep with both eyes closed”.
In the statement, the Governor commended the officers and men of the Anambra State Police Command for rising swiftly to the occasion after the recent incident where the former CBN Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo was attacked by gunmen in his Isuofia hometown, and arresting of four suspects.