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Kidnapped A-Ibom PDP scribe regains freedom

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel

UYO—The chapter Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Ubokobong Thompson, has been freed by his abductors.

Vanguard gathered that the party scribe, was seized by hoodlums on motorcycles in Ukanafun and ferried to unknown hideout, where he spent four days before regaining freedom.

“The kidnappers had initially demanded for N2 million, but it was reduced to N1 million,” said Essien Umanah, a local vigilante in Ikot Akpankuk, headquarters of the council.

A family source said: “The victim’s brothers raised about N.5 million before he was released.”



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