Bisi Longe Akure
The abducted former Secretary to the Government of the Federation,(SGF), Chief Oluyemisi Falae, who was abducted by some suspected herdsmen on Monday was release yesterday, by his captors and has reunited with his family in his Akure home , Ondo state capital.
Falae, who was sighted in his compound, along Oba-Ile road in Akure, was accompanied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase around 3.57pm in a black Toyota jeep owned by the Nigeria Police Force.
In the car were also AIG Zone 11, Kalafite Adeyemi, Mike Ogbodu, Ondo state police commissioner and other top security officials.
The septuagenarian politician was said to have been sighted at an undisclosed location somewhere around Owo town in the state at an early hours of today by a source who preferred to remain an anonymous confirmed that the 77years old man was sighted in the area and later to inform the security operative of his presence.
Speaking on the release of the former SGF, Arase said that the security operatives got the release of the man somewhere just as he refused to mention whether ransom or arrest were made in connection with the matter.
The IGP who stated that the Nigeria Police would continue to beef-up on issue of security across the country, noting that the case of kidnapping and abduction has continued to be a great challenge that need to be curbed.
Olu Falae, who was dressed in a silver-cream agbada attire look stressed after his abduction over three days ago, and immediately went up-stairs of his house at the Oba-Ile area without any comment to the journalists present.
Governor Olusegun Mimoko who later visited the Falae family thank God on the release of the man, more so that he was back safely appreciated the efforts of all that have contributed one way or the other for the safe release of the man.
While the Governor condemning the issue and cases of kidnapping and abduction across the country, saying the matter needs a serious approach to curb the menace in the country in order to make the country a safe place for all.
Olu Falae Regains His Freedom
Bisi Longe Akure