Official statement from Imo State Government on the kidnap of Nkiru Sylvanus.

The Imo State Government has just confirmed the abduction of S.A to Governor Rochas Okorocha on Public Affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus.

An official statement made available to IMO STATE from the Honourable Commissioner for Information & Strategy Chinedu Offor  disclosed that her abductors had made contact with certain top officials and the state government would offer a  reward to anyone with useful information pertaining her whereabout.


The statement in full:

The Government of Imo State is aware of the kidnap of the Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Nkiru Sylvanus. All security agencies in the state are doing everything possible to get her back safely.

The kidnappers have made contact with certain government officials. Government will offer a substantial reward to anyone with useful information about her whereabouts.

Imo must be better.


Chinedu Offor

Honourable Commissioner for Infomation and Strategy.

It is pertinent to note that this is the first and only response the State government has made on Nkiru Sylvanus’s abduction. Yesterday, the Honourable Commissioner denied speaking with  an online news website which claimed the state spokesperson had earlier confirmed the abduction.

More details will be posted as they unfold.



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