FLASH: Chief Olu Falae Regains Freedom

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The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, who was kidnapped earlier this week, has regained his freedom, Africa Independent Television (AIT) has reported.

FLASH: Chief Olu Falae Regains Freedom

Falae was kidnapped on Monday at his farm in Ondo State by people described as Fulani herdsmen. Newsnownigeria.com.ng had reported that the abductors demanded N100 million ransom.It was not known at the time of filing this story if any ransom was paid.

But President Muhammadu Buhari earlier today condemned the abduction of Falae and ordered the security agencies to ensure his safe rescue.

Also, Afenifere, the socio-cultural group in the South West had earlier today warned against anything untoward happening to Falae.

Afenifere in a statement by its Spokesman,Yinka Odumakin urged northern leaders to ask the Fulani herdsmen to release the former presidential candidateAfenifere revealed that Falae and the Fulani herdsmen had been engaged in some running battles over his farm..

Falae’s reported release is expected to douse the tension trailing his kidnap

UPDATE –

Former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Olu Falae, has been released.

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Though details of his freedom is still sketchy but Vanguard gathered that the former presidential candidate is on his way to his country home in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

Chief Olu Falae was Monday kidnapped on his farm at Ilado Village in Akure North Local Government area of Ondo State.

Coincidentally, the incident took place on his birthday.

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