Abducted Lagos PDP chairman, Aivoji regains freedom

The Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chairman, Mr Philip Aivoji has regained freedom

Alhaji Hakeem Amode, Lagos State spokesman of the party confirmed the development to NAN on Monday.

Aivoji was released after he had spent four days with the kidnappers.

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

Recall that Aivoji was kidnapped on Thursday at Ogere area of Ogun on Ibadan-Lagos expressway.

He was returning from the PDP South-West zonal meeting in Ibadan, Oyo State.

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

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