Anthony Akatakpo, an on-air personality with Wazobia FM, who was abducted Port Harcourt by unknown gunmen on Thursday 13th March has been released. The radio host popularly known as Akas Baba was beaten and shot in the leg, as his wife and children were forced to watch helplessly.
Akatakpo’s assailants had earlier demanded a N10 million ransom from his family before taking him away in his Mitsubishi Endeavor SUV with Registration Number LSD 871 CM.
Today, Wazobia FM‘s parent company made the announcement that he has been released and has reunited with his family in the early hours of today Thursday 20th March 2014.
He is currently receiving treatment.