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Soludo: Abducted Anambra Commissioner released

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Anambra State Commissioner for Puic Utilities Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne has who was abducted from Isuofia in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State last Wednesday has been released.

The Commissioner was abducted after gunmen stormed the Civic Centre, venue of the meeting where the former governor of the Central Bank, Prof. Charles Soludo met with youths preparatory as part of political activities ahead of Anmabra State governorship election.

He came home in the early hours of Sunday unhurt according to a press release by Anambra State Police command.

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The statement which was signed the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said the Commissioner’s release was effected by the joint effort of the Police, Military and other security agencies.

The statement partly reads: “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.

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

CAPITAL POST reported that the deadly attack left three policemen dead, but Prof. Charles Soludo escaped by the whiskers.

“Recall, he was abducted following the attack at Isuofia Civic Center that led to the murder of three (3) Police Officers by some hoodlums.

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“The Police Command had arrested five suspects in connection with the incident and remains committed in apprehending the remaining gang members.

“Meanwhile, the CP has called for calm and reiterates the Command’s commitment towards ensuring safety and security of Anambra people and residents alike.

Anambra governorship election which the ex-CBN governor is contesting on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is coming up in November, 2021.

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