Governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu has alleged that there is a plot to abduct some judicial officials in the state. The governor, who did not mention the officials being allegedly targeted, warned “those behind this plot” to desist from the act.
In a statement issued on his behalf, by his chief press secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos, “The state government has uncovered plots by desperate politicians to kidnap judicial officers in the state.
“We call on security agencies in the state to increase surveillance and protection services around all the judicial officers in the state.
“We wish to warn those involved in this plot to desist from their nefarious activities as the government will not hesitate to apply the full weight of the law against them. We also call on Abians to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement around them to the security,” the statement read.