The entire Umuezie Nguru autonomous community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government of Imo State was thrown into wild jubilation following the release of their traditional ruler, Eze Charles Iroegbu by his abductors.
VANTAGE NEWS reported that Eze Iroegbu was kidnapped on Wednesday alongside five of his cabinet chiefs and some palace guards by some unknown gunmen that stormed his palace upon their return from a traditional wedding ceremony in the Ehime Mbano LGA of the state.
The monarch, who is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of All States Mass Transit, and all those kidnapped were released in the early hours of Saturday.
It is not yet known whether a ransom was paid for their release.
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As at the time of filing this report, an official report from the police is being awaited.