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Kidnapped Osun Permanent Secretary regains freedom

25 April 2016, 06:39

Osogbo - The Permanent Secretary in the Osun Ministry of Finance, Adebimpe Ogunlumade, who was kidnapped on Friday along other two officials, have been released on Sunday.

The two other officials released along with the permanent secretary include Ministry Director, Tajudeen Badejoko and their driver, Oladapo Ajani.

This is contained in a statement signed by the state Head of Service, Sunday Owoeye, and made available in Osogbo.

Also read: Three officials kidnapped by gunmen in Osun

According to the statement, the officials regained their freedom from their abductors on Sunday evening but did not indicate where the victims secured their freedom.

It, however, said that "arrangements were ongoing to convey them to Osogbo within the shortest time possible by security agents with a view to re-uniting them with their families."

Ogunlumade, Badejoko and Ajani were kidnapped at Obajana village on Lokoja-Kabba road on April 22, while returning from a meeting in Abuja.



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