By Kabir Abdulsalam
The chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Philip Aivoji, has been released.
Recall that Meridian Spy reported on Thursday that Aivoji, along with other party chieftains, was abducted while returning from a PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Ibadan.
They were kidnapped by unknown gunmen along the notorious Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, a frequent target for kidnappings.
The Publicity Secretary of PDP in Lagos State, Hakeem Amode, confirmed the release in a short statement issued around 1.15 am on Monday.
Amode said, “Lagos State PDP Chairman released by the kidnappers.
“Hon Philip Olabode Aivoji the Lagos State PDP Chairman is free at last after 4days in the kidnappers’ den.
“We use this opportunity to appreciate your prayers most importantly because God’s mercies was visible all the way. Thank you all for your concerns and prayers.”
In another development, three mobile policemen attached to PMF 51, Oghara, have been reportedly abducted by suspected herdsmen in the Ohoror community of the East-West Road in the Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The kidnappers also carted away the service AK47 rifles with ammunition of the policemen who were marched into the bush.
It was learnt that the kidnapped cops were part of a team of six mobile policemen drafted to the Ughelli-Patani Road nipping point.