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.

Falae was kidnapped on Monday
at his farm in Ondo State by
people described as Fulani
herdsmen.Newsdiaryonline 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.

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