Wife and driver of the late Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Zakawanu Garuba have secured freedom from kidnappers.
In a statement seen by Aledeh News, it was revealed that they were both released on Monday, three days after their abduction along Okene and Lokoja on Saturday. They were on their way to Abuja from Auchi.
There had been confusions over the release of the wife of the late speaker but it was discovered that the individual initially released was the mother of the deceased.
According to the statement seen, the efforts of Governors Godwin Obaseki and Yahaya Bello and law enforcement agents of both states were important to securing their release.
The family of the deceased will release a statement in due course, according to the statement.