Kidnappers have released the caretaker chairman of Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.
Naija News reports that Adeleke was freed with his driver who was also kidnapped.
Confirming the release to The Punch on Saturday, the Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi said, “They have been released and they have reunited with their families. They were freed on Friday night.”
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Chucks Enwonwu, had on Wednesday said the police were making efforts to rescue them.
Recall that Adeleke was said to be travelling along the Okeho-Ado Awaye road on his way to Ibadan for a meeting scheduled to hold with Governor Seyi Makinde when the gunmen abducted him on Sunday night.