A student of Abia State University, ABSU, who was among those abducted two days ago by unknown gunmen has given an account of how the incident happened.
The escapee, said the kidnappers ambushed their vehicle along Uturu to Okigwe road and abducted a student and other passengers inside the vehicle.
The incident, according to the student occurred between 7-8pm on May 5th, 2021.
Giving an update following their previous press statement, Abia State Government said they are doing everything possible to ensure safe return of the student and other passengers abducted by the hoodlums.
“Information gathered from the institution and one of the students who escaped from the abductors, indicate that only one student is still being held by the hoodlums,” The Abia commissioner for information, Okiyi Kalu said in a statement.
According to him, “Law enforcement agencies of both Abia and Imo States have been mobilized to rescue the student and all those still in custody of the kidnappers.
“Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is directly coordinating efforts to ensure safe return of the student and the others as quickly as possible.
“In the meantime, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has given directive for security reinforcement along the affected route to prevent future occurrence.