A former Senator, Nelson Effiong has regained freedom after spending 54 days in kidnappers’ den.
The former Senator from Akwa Ibom State, Nelson Effiong, has been released by his kidnappers after spending 54-days in captivity.
The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, 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.
According to a statement by the APC in the state, “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.”