Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State, Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has regained freedom from his kidnappers after spending 82 days in captivity.
Spokesperson of the Police in the state, Irene Ugbo stated that he was freed on Monday, June 14. It is nevertheless unclear if a ransom was paid or not.
Ukpepi was kidnapped for the second time in front of his house at CROSPIL Estate in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State on Sunday, March 21, 2021. This occurred while organized labour in the state were planning a strike.
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