Operatives of the Anti-Kidnap Unit of the Enugu State Police Command have rescued a one-time Resident Electoral Commissioner REC) in Ekiti State and former Secretary General of apex Igbo umbrella body, Ohaneze, Chief Nduka Eya, who was abducted last week by unknown gunmen in Enugu.
This was made known to newsmen last Saturday by the State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), Ebere Amarizu, who said: “he was rescued unhurt by the operatives, following operation carried out in a forest along Enugu/Abakiliki Expressway in which one suspect identified as Chibundu Amadi was arrested.
“Recovered from him is a locally made gun and he is helping the operative in their investigations.
“Meanwhile, the rescued victim has reunited with the family, while manhunt on other suspects are intensified”. Amarizu stated.
The elder statesman was abducted at Ezilo Street, Independence Layout, Enugu last Thursday night.
It was gathered that the kidnappers had demanded a 15 million ransom.
Eya,was also a former Commissioner for Education in the old Anambra State.
Canice Amadi, Enugu