Dr Anugbum Onuoha,the Special Adviser to Governor Nyesom Wike on Lands and Survey who was abducted on Friday, January 18 in a hotel on Ada George road in Port Harcourt by armed men dressed in military fatigue has regained his freedom.
He was released last night.
Sir Wobo Kingsley, a close friend of the Anugbum Onuoha’s family and the Zonal Coordinator of Noble Knights of the Niger Delta North of the Anglican Communion for Anugbum Onuoha confirmed to PMNEWS that “Onuoha has regained freedom and hale and hearty and reunited with his family.”
He didn’t give further details as to whether ransom was paid and how much.
Onuoha was on Friday abducted by gunmen in military uniform at a hotel along Ada George Road Port Harcourt.
The abductors forced him into a waiting vehicle and zoomed off to an unknown destination .
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Nnamdi Omoni, assured that detectives had intensified efforts toward ensuring his release.
Omoni specifically said that security agents had since been combing the creeks and bushes to try and locate the whereabouts of Onuoha .
He said the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Usman Belel, had ordered a manhunt for the abductors as soon as he got wind of the incident.
It was not clear as at press time, the role played by the security agents, especially the Police in securing freedom for the governor’s aide.