We either take justice to you or we bring you to justice, Gov Eno tells kidnappers

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Governor of Akwa Ibom Umo Bassey Eno and Justice Joy Unwana, after her release, at the Government House, Uyo, on Saturday.

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*As abducted Akwa Ibom Judge regains freedom

By BASHIR ADEFAKA

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Umo Bassey Eno, has spoken tough as he asks criminal agents perpetrating kidnapping activities in the state to stop or be stopped.

Governor Eno spoke upon freedom from the gang’s den of the Judge of the Akwa Ibom State High Court, Justice Joy Unwana, on Saturday.

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He vowed that his government woukd either take justice to the masterminds of abduction of the judge or they would be brought to justice.

Governor Eno made the vow at the Government House Uyo while receiving the Judge, who was abducted on Monday, after she was released atvtge weekend.

Eno thanked God for the safe release of Justice Unwana, while appreciating security agencies for their swift response and commitment to duty.

The Governor assured citizens that the state under his watch would never be a safe haven for criminals, charging security operatives to double their surveillance.

The Governor specifically appreciated the Ministry of Internal Security for their strategic coordination and use of local intelligence in the handling of security issues.

Governor Eno expressed regrets for the grave inconvenience suffered by the judge during her days in captivity, assuring that God who spared her life would adequately compensate her.

He maintained that the security of the state was not compromised as this incident was an outlier, which would be decisively dealt with, adding that “we will either take justice to them or we bring them to justice”.

Justice Unwana appreciated the Governor for his concern and his efforts at rescuing her from her abductors. She recounted her ordeal in their hands, praying that no one should face such a terrible experience.

Present during the debriefing session were Commissioner for Internal Security, Gen. Koko Essien(Rtd.), Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Uko Udom SAN, and Chief Assam Assam SAN.


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