“I condemn the entire action, but also expressed satisfaction with the various individuals, non-governmental and civil society groups for bringing the matter to national and international focus.
“I pledge the government’s preparedness to support every effort at not only re-uniting Ese Oruru with her family back in Yenagoa, but also ensure her proper rehabilitation and reintegration into the society to resume her normal life.
“I equally commend the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for the role he played in ensuring the release of the victim. I also applaud security agencies for the professionalism with which the matter was handled.
“I thank the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, for ensuring the safety of Ese and her eventual handover to the Police in Kano.
“The government and people of Bayelsa State will remain eternally grateful to all those, who contributed in one way or the other in giving the issue the desired attention”