The Edo state House of Assembly candidate for Owan West Constituency, Mike Ohio-Ezomo, who was abducted on January 23, has been released.
Ohio-Ezomo was reportedly kidnapped at his Sabonginda Ora residence when some gunmen swooped on him, and killed is police orderly.
Information from his family indicates he was released after payment of ransom. The abductors were said to have freed him last Saturday night to his family members at a village near Owo in Ondo State.
The Deputy Governor of the State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu , had during a meeting of APC leaders from Edo North on Saturday, assured them of Ohio-Ozomo’s released before Saturday, March 9 for the House of Assembly polls.