News reports floating in has it that kidnapped Wazobia Fm OAP Anthony Akatakpo popularly known as Akas Baba has finally regained freedom. Akas Baba had initially reported to have been shot in the leg while being kidnapped.
NAN reports disclosed that he was freed in the early hours of thursday as confirmed by the Rivers State Police Command.
The spokesperson of the command, Grace Iringe-Koko, said in Port Harcourt on Thursday that Mr. Akatakpo was picked up in the early hours of Thursday.
She said the police was not aware if any ransom was paid for his release and that the presenter had been reunited with his family.
Candy Akatakpo, wife of Anthony, also said that her husband had been freed by her captors.
“I am happy to inform you that my husband, Anthony Akatakpo, alias Akas Baba, has regained his freedom.
“The police picked him up at 1.00am today from an undisclosed location and we are happy to have him back,” she said.
Candy also said the bullet which hit her husband’s leg did not pierce the bone.
“The bullet only touched the flesh and did not hit his bone. We thank God for that. He has been taken to the hospital for treatment.
“We thank God for his mercies,’’ Candy said.
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