The Anambra State Police command has confirmed the release as well as the safe return of the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Anambra state, Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne in the early hours of today.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga who confirmed the release of the Commissioner in a statement in Awka on Sunday stated that the Police, Military and other security agencies had mounted intense search and rescue efforts which according to him, 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 informed.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas, he said, has called for calm and reiterated the command’s commitment towards ensuring safety and security of Ndi Anambra and residents alike.
Recall that Engr. Ezenwanne was abducted following the attack at Isuofia Civic Center on Wednesday 31st March, 2021 during an interactive meeting between the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and leading APGA Governorship aspirant, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo and youths of the community leading to the murder of three (3) Police Officers by some hoodlums.
The Police command had arrested five suspects in connection with the incident and remained committed in apprehending the remaining gang members.
Photo: The Commissioner for Public Utilities, Anambra State, Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne.
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