Nelson Effiong, a former Senator from Akwa Ibom State, has regained his freedom after being released by his kidnappers on Friday, October 30, 2021.
Recall that Senator Effiong was abducted on September 5 by suspected gunmen who stormed his resting place along Oron Road in a Toyota Camry and whisked him away while inflicting injuries on three others. Read More Here
A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the APC in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Nkereuwem Enyongekere titled, ‘The Release of Senator Nelson Effiong from the Den of the Kidnappers,’ said the Senator regained his freedom on Friday, October 30, 2021.
The statement on his release after spending 54 days in the kidnappers’ den read thus;
“The All Progressives Congress Akwa Ibom State Chapter wishes to intimate the APC family and the general public of the release of Sen Nelson Effiong who was kidnapped on Sunday evening of September 5, 2021.
“The Senator gained his freedom just yesterday (Friday, October 30, 2021) from the enclave and grip of the men of the underworld.
“It is our deepest concern as a party to register our sincere gratitude to God Almighty and all who contributed in one way or the other to facilitate his release and return to his family and party.
“We humbly pray to God to accord you all the commensurable blessings you deserve for identifying with us throughout the period of the predicament,” the statement read in part.
Source: The Punch