The Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State, Mr. Muslim Omoleke, who was kidnapped the some gunmen at around Iwaraja, Osun State on Thursday, has been released.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun State , Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, said this while speaking with our correspondent in Osogbo on the telephone on Friday evening.
His release came barely 24 hours after he was abducted and whisked away to an unknown destination,
The CP said, “I am happy to let you know that the gentleman has been freed and united with his family.”
The CP did not give detailed information about how Omoleke was freed, but said the command would soon issue a statement on the incident.
Omoleke was reportedly abducted at around Iwaraja in Osun State on Thursday while traveling to Osun State from Akure, the Ondo State capital .
The INEC boss was said to be traveling in his official car with his daughter and driver when the gunmen stopped them and took him away.
The driver and the daughter were later dropped, but their phones were reportedly taken away by the gunmen.