Abducted Ekiti Commissioner gains freedom
By Abeke Ojo
Abducted Commissioner for Agriculture in Ekiti State, Chief Bode Folorunso has been released. The former students Union leader was kidnapped penultimate Sunday by unknown persons while on his way from Iludun to Ado-Ekiti. Irohinoodua was informed today that Chief Folorunso regained his freedom this afternoon after a week in captivity.
“He was released a few hours ago unhurt and has since rejoined his family. Government is grateful for the concern shown by members of the public during his period of incarceration” the Ekiti State Commissioner for Information Mr Muyiwa Olumilua said.
He said Similarly the Government also expresses sympathy with the family of the late Councillor, Mr Olatunji Omotosho, who was killed by the gunmen during the abduction, on April 26th, 2020.
The State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who is billed to receive Chief Olabode later
today, affirms the State Government’s efforts to do everything possible to rid the State of
criminal elements. He urges the citizens of the State to remain vigilant, and report any
suspicious movements and activities to the appropriate law enforcement agencies, or call
the State emergency lines.