Police confirm release of Anambra commissioner abducted by gunmen

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Police in Anambra State have confirmed the release of the State’s commissioner for Public Utilities, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne three days after his kidnap.

Ezenwanne was kidnapped on Wednesday by gunmen who invaded Isuofia Civic center, where former Central Bank governor, Prof Soludo was holding an interactive session with youths.

In a press release by the spokesperson of Anambra State Police command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga he said, “The Anambra State Police Command today 4th April, 2021, wishes to confirm to the members of the Public, especially Ndi Anambra the safety of Engr Emeka Ezenwanne, the State Commissioner for Public Utilities.

“The Police, Military and other Security Agencies had mounted intense search and rescue efforts, which had closed in on his abductors, thereby forcing his release.

“The Hon Commissioner returned home unhurt, in the early hours of today 4th April 2021.”

Ikenga quoted the CP as calling for calm and reiterated the Command’s commitment towards ensuring safety and security of Ndi Anambra and residents alike.

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