Kidnapped journalist regains freedom in Abia State


Journalist Chucks Onuoha who was a former Abia Correspondent of The Sun Newspaper based in Umuahia, Abia State, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Tuesday 14, 2022, around 10pm in his residence.

WAKADAILY reported that Onuoha was kidnapped at his residence at Ohuhu in Umuahia North Local Government Area in Abia, they also took his car away. His family reported that the kidnappers has contacted them and allegedly demanding N10 million ransom before he could be released.

Journalist Chucks Onuoha has been released 

According to the wife, Onuoha was released early Saturday morning (today) in Imo State.

She said, “Upon his release, he found his way to where he pleaded with people there to help him reach a place where we went to pick him up, ”However, she could not say if any ransom was paid and appreciated God for the release.

“In a release by his Ohuhu clan, the Ohuhu Welfare Union thanked all Ohuhu people “for their prayers for this family and numerous others including friends and relations who stood with the family in this trying moment”, urging Ohuhu people to continue to pray for the peace of our motherland Ohuhu, Abia State and Nigeria in general.

Accordingly, the President General of Ohuhu Welfare Union, Sir Obi Aguocha, advised Ohuhu people to be conscious of their personal security.”

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