Olu Falae regains freedom, Police issue statement

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Chief Olu Falae welcomed home by well-wishers

Chief Olu Falae who was kidnapped on Monday by suspected herdsmen in Akure, Ondo state, has regained his freedom. The former finance minister was dropped off somewhere in Owo.

Falae narrated his ordeal to the state governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko who visited him after he was excorted. He said, he slept on the floor during that time and trekked several kilometers with his kidnappers and also said those who kidnapped him were Fulani herdsmen.

Read the Police statement over his rescue below,

The rescue of Chief Olu Falae from his captives on September 24th, 2015 was made possible as the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc NPM coordinated both aerial and land operations to ensure the freedom of the former presidential candidate of the SDP. The operation which started in the early hours of the aforementioned date, combed every nook and cranny of Ondo state till
success was achieved in Owo.

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Speaking in Owo while re-uniting Chief Olu Falae with his family, the Inspector-General of Police said; those who think Nigeria is lawless should have a rethink as the Nigeria Police Force and other sister agencies are everywhere to deal decisively with those miscreants who intend to test the capabilities of the Force. He further said that the Former Secretary to the Federal Government is hale and hearty meanwhile, the Nigeria Police promised to leave no stone unturned till the perpetrators of the dastardly act are brought to book.

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