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Abia State Government has claimed that it had uncovered plots by renegade members of a non-state actors to attack and kidnap prominent persons in the state including public office holders, traditional rulers, members of the clergy, and hold them as human shield and ransom for negotiations.
Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, who raised the alarm in a statement, yesterday a strongly admonished those behind the dastardly plot to desist from it.
‘We advise such high profile personalities mentioned above to exercise utmost vigilance while going about their normal duties as security agents in the country are on the trail of the arrowheads of the plot with a view to nipping it in the bud and bring those involved to justice.
The government further appealed to all citizens and visitors to keep their focus on maintaining the existing peace in the state and avoid acts that are capable of reversing the gains she had made collectively in securing the State through the understanding and cooperation of all.
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