Abia state Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has given matching orders to security agencies in the state to fish out the cyclist who escaped with 3 school children belonging to one family in Amaoba Oboro, Ikwuano Local Government Area.

The three siblings, Gideon Osinachi (8 years old), Divine Osinachi (6 years old), and Israel Osinachi (4 years old), were reportedly abducted while returning home from school in Amaoba Ime Oboro, Ikwuano LGA, Abia State on
Friday, 10th of May, 2024.

It was gathered that their grandmother had put the three of them on a motorcycle popularly okada, who disappeared with them without any trace.

In response, the Mayor of Ikwuano LGA, Honorable Osinachi Nwaka, had promptly mobilized all security agencies to initiate immediate efforts towards locating the missing children.

Briefing Government House Correspondents in Umuahia after the week’s Executive Council Meeting, Commissioner for Information and Culture Prince Okey Kanu, said the Governor had also reached out to the family of the kids.

The Commissioner said the Governor had also assured the family of timely recovery of the children unhurt while cautioning parents against handing their children over to strangers.

Mayor Nwaka had also called on eyewitnesses or individuals with relevant information on the incident to contact the nearest police station or utilize the following hotlines: 0803 427 0914, 0803 797 8707, 0806 259 8068.

He had also extended the solidarity and support of the people of Ikwuano to the distressed family while calling on all communities in the Local Government to be security conscious as well as rally together for the safe return of Gideon, Divine, and Israel Osinachi.