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Kidnapped Bayelsa Council Chairman Regains Freedom

The kidnapped Chairman of Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Mr, Enaye Abah, has been released after five days in captivity.
Abah was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday, last week, along the Otuasega-Okarki express road by armed men while on his way to attend a political meeting at the council headquarters, in Ogbia town.
It was learnt that the abducted chairman was released on Sunday at about 8.45pm by the kidnappers, who took him to their den in the deep mangrove swamp of Abua Odua axis of Rivers State.
Though, it could not be immediately ascertained if any ransom was paid to secure his release, the chairman was said to have been abandoned at Ogonoko waterside in Abua Odua council area of Rivers State by his captors.
Contacted, the Bayelsa State Police Command spokesman, Asinim Butswat confirmed the release of the council chairman.
He said the abducted council boss was abandoned by his kidnappers following attempts by the special taskforce of the State Anti-Kidnapping squad, to invade their hide out in the area.

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