The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has announced the release of the student of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU), who was abducted on Wednesday on Okigwe-Uturu Road.
Recall that TheNewsBeam reported that the student, who was in a commercial bus, was ambushed and abducted on Okigwe-Uturu road around 8pm on Wednesday night.
However, the Governor of Abia State has announced the release of the student.
Disclosing this on his official Twitter page, the governor “expressed joy over the development’’
“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.
“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. To God be the glory!” He stated.