Fayemi’s ex-commissioner, other regain freedom

The abducted former commissioner of Governor Kayode Fayemi, Remi Olorunleke, on Thursday evening regained freedom.

The Director of Administration, Gbonyin Local Government, Mr. David Jejelowo who was kidnapped on separate occasion was also set free by abductors.

They were kidnapped on Monday along Ado-Ikare road and spent four days in the kidnappers’ den before getting off the hook.

Olorunleke, who hails from Aisegba in Gbonyin local government area of the State, was Commissioner for Lands, Housing, Urban Renewal and Physical Planning during Fayemi’s first term.

Speaking with journalists through a telephone call in Ado Ekiti on Friday, Olorunleke said he was kidnapped around 6.30pm on Monday and whisked away to an unknown destination where he was confined before his family was contacted.

He said: “Yes, I have regained freedom after spending four days with the kidnappers.

“It was a traumatising experience and I thank God that I came back alive.

“We were two. I was there together with the Director of Administration in Gbonyin Local Government . We were both given freedom.

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“We were both set free around 5.30 pm on Thursday. I want to thank my admirers and my family for standing by me during this period.”

Olorunleke called on the security apparatuses in the state to rejig and reinvigorate architecture to be able to live up to expectations of the citizens.

The Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr Caleb Ikechukwu, confirmed that the two captives had regained freedom.

Ikechukwu assured the police will continue to work round the clock to ensure protection of lives and property.

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