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Two Kidnapped Doctors, Others Regain Their Freedom In Cross River


Two medical doctors, a Chief Superintendent of customs, a deputy route Commander of FRSC as well as two other persons have been rescued by tactical teams on Anti Kidnapping in Cross River state.

Vanguard reported that the six victims were released unharmed around Uyanga rubber plantations in Akampka LGA of Cross River state by their abductors in the early hours of Tuesday, November 22.

The rescued victims include Chief Supt of Customs, Ekok Emmanuel Agbor, Dr. Omini Itam, Dr. Egon Ekpo Etim, Deputy Route Commander FRSC, and two others.

The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Irene Ugbo, confirmed the release of the victims to newsmen.

When contacted, the Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association NMA Cross River state, Dr Felix Archibong confirmed that the two doctors have also been released, noting that he spoke with both of them in the early hours of Tuesday.

He commended Governor Ben Ayade for the swift response and also security agencies including the police, Army and the other sister agencies for a job well done.

“I spoke with two of my members, Dr Omini  and Dr Egon , they have been released , they were released at about 2 00: 00 am on Tuesday ,” he said.

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