Abducted Lagos PDP Chairman, Aivoji regains freedom

The Lagos State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Philip Aivoji who was kidnapped on Thursday at Ogere area of Ibadan-Lagos expressway has been released by the abductors.


This occurred after the victim had spent four days with the kidnappers.

The release of the PDP Chairman was confirmed on Monday by the State Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Hakeem Amode.


“We use this opportunity to appreciate your prayers; and to thank you all for your concerns and prayers,” Amode said.


The party chairman was returning from the PDP South-West zonal meeting in Ibadan, Oyo State on Thursday.

The abductors had earlier contacted his family, demanding for a N200m-ransom but Amode would not confirm whether or not there was any payment before his release.

The party thanked security agencies and government authorities that facilitated his freedom.

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