The State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said he is making efforts to ensure the safe rescue of abducted student of the Abia State University still being held by suspected kidnappers.
The ABSU students, alongside some other individuals, were reportedly abducted by bandits operating along the Okigwe-Uturu Road, Imo State around 7pm on Wednesday.
The governor however, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, noted that, according to information gathered from the institution and one of the students who escaped, only one student was still being held by the abductors,
adding that law enforcement agents in Abia and Imo States had been mobilized to rescue the student and others still in custody of the kidnappers.
According to the statement, the Governor has also given directive for reinforcement of security along the Abia segment of the Okigwe-Uturu Road to prevent a re-occurrence.