The Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Warri Branch, Chief Emmanuel O. Uti has confirmed the release of three Warri based lawyers and a driver kidnapped by their abductors.
It would be recalled that the lawyers were kidnapped along the Benin -Auchi Road, on February 2nd, 2022.
In a statement issued on Saturd by Chief Uti, he said that the lawyers were released today, Saturday, February 5th, 2022, at about 1.05 am and have been reunited with their families.
Chief Uti expressed gratitude to God Almighty, members of the NBA Benin Branch(Lion Bar) and all who showed support and solidarity to the families of the kidnapped lawyer as well as the NBA Warri Branch during the harrowing experience occasioned by the traumatic incident.
“The joy and relief this has brought to us as a Branch, cannot be expressed in simple terms.”
“We will not fail in our duties in pursuit of upholding the rule of law in our state. We remain committed to the safety and welfare of members of the Bar and the progress of our nation.”