The wife of the
traditional ruler of Esit Eket in Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Ubong Assam, was delivered of a baby girl on Friday, May 13, while in custody of her kidnappers.
A family source, who pleaded anonymity, told our corresponent in Esit Eket, Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, that the monarch’s wife gave birth to the baby in an unknown hideout of her abductors
It would be recalled that the kidnappers abducted the traditional ruler’s wife and her four children in the Akpautong neighbourhood of Esit Eket on April 29.
The source said that the kidnappers quickly released the woman and her four children due to the birth of the baby in their den.
Reacting to the development, the Police Public Relations Officer in Akwa Ibom, ASP Cordelia Nwawe, said that the command expressed appreciation to God for the safe delivery of the monarch’s wife.
She, nonetheless, said that the command had yet to receive any information about the release of the kidnapped woman and her four children.
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