The abducted traditional ruler of Umueze Autonomous Community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Charles Iroegbu has been released.
The gunmen who seized him on Wednesday also freed his seven cabinet chiefs who were abducted alongside him.
A subject of the monarch who preferred anonymity said the traditional ruler and his seven chiefs has returned home.
She said the monarch and the chiefs are in stable physical condition, adding that she is not aware whether ransom was paid or not.
She said, “Yes, they have been released. No other information about the ransom”.
Eze Iroegbu and his cabinet were kidnapped while returning from a traditional wedding ceremony at Mbano.