Abuja - The Rivers State Government has
commended security agents in the State for the safe rescue of Lillian Davies,
the Registrar of the Ken Saro Wiwa
Polytechnic, Bori from her abductors.
The State Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo, thanked
all those that assisted the agents rescue the academic.
Members of the Rivers State Police Command at the weekend
killed the four suspected kidnappers at a bush near Kaani community in Khana
local government area of the state.
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“The rescue of Davies by security operatives four
days after she was abducted along Bori-Yeghe Road shows that given necessary
cooperation, the security operatives can checkmate crime rate in the state,”
She expressed the commitment of the state government
support to the State Police Command and other security agencies in the state to
rid the state of crime and criminality.
Banigo called on the public to always offer useful
information to the police to enable them combat crime.
“We also appeal to youths involved in kidnapping of
innocent citizens of the state to desist forthwith as the long arm of the law
awaits anyone found culpable of criminality in the state.,” she warned.
Davies was kidnapped on Tuesday last week while
on transit along the Bori-Yaghe Road.
- CAJ News