We didn’t pay ransom for commissioner’s freedom – Obiano

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has said that the state government did not pay any ransom for the release of the recently abducted Commissioner for Public Utilities in the state, Engr Emeka Ezenwanne.

Obiano, who made a state-wide broadcast on Sunday evening, added that no ransom was demanded by the abductors for the commissioner’s release.

Ezenwanne, who was kidnapped on Wednesday night during an attack on former CBN governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo was on Sunday morning freed by his abductors.

Obiano said, “I have chosen this moment to address the State since the unfortunate incident at Isuofia on the 31st of March 2021, wherein a town hall meeting involving Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo and youths of the town was disrupted by armed men, killing three policemen in the process.

“The gunmen also abducted the State Commissioner for Public Utilities, Hon Emeka Ezenwanne.

“I am, therefore, happy to announce that the Hon….


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