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Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers


Senator Ayo Arise regains freedom from kidnappers
Senator Ayo Arise who was kidnapped on Sunday by gunmen has regained his freedom.

Details of how he was released hasn't been made public yet. It could also not be ascertained where he was released and if any ransom was paid.

As at Thursday, it was gathered that the kidnappers had reduced their ransom from N80million to N50million. However, the President of Oye Progressives Union which is the Umbrella Association of the Indigenes of Oye, Mr. Akin Omole, confirmed the release of the All Progressives Congress chieftain.
“Yes, I’ve heard from him and he told us that he has regained his freedom. We are immensely grateful to God Almighty and to everyone who acted one way or the other for his release,” he said in a telephone chat with newsmen. Oye Ekiti is highly grateful and we are saying thank you. OPU on behalf of the Oye Ekiti community is grateful to everyone who contributed in several ways towards ensuring that our illustrious son is freed without being harmed,” Omole said.

Arise was kidnapped on Sunday along Okene-Abuja highway while traveling back to Abuja from his country-home in Oye-Ekiti.


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