The abducted chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Philip Aivoji, who was taken captive by unidentified gunmen along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, has regained his freedom.
Aivoji was released four days after his abduction on Thursday.
As reported by The PUNCH, the State Publicity Secretary, Hakeem Amode, announced his release in a brief statement issued around 1:15 am on Monday.
Amode stated, “Lagos State PDP Chairman released by the kidnappers.
“Hon Philip Olabode Aivoji, the Lagos State PDP Chairman, is free at last after 4 days in the kidnappers’ den.
“We use this opportunity to appreciate your prayers most importantly because God’s mercies were visible all the way.
“Thank you all for your concerns and prayers.”
Aivoji, along with other party chieftains, was abducted at the Ogere area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday while returning from the party’s Stakeholders’ Zonal Caucus meeting convened by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, held in Ibadan, the state capital.