– Iyabo Anisulowo, a former minister and senator, is freed today
– Two suspected kidnappers were arrested during the rescue opeartion
Iyabo Anisulowo, an ex-minister for education and senator, who has been kidnapped on Wednesday in Ogun state has regained her freedom, Premium Times reports.
The Ogun state police command rescued Mrs Anisulowo at Gbegbelawo village, a suburb of Olorunda town, located in Yewa north local government.
According to Muyiwa Adejobi, the public relations officer of the command, the 65-year-old was set free at about 7pm on Tuesday.
Two men, her suspected abductors, were arrested during the police rescue mission.
Recall that Mrs Anisulowo was abducted six days ago while returning from her farm in Sawonjo in Yewa south local government area of the state.
The kidnappers reportedly demanded a N200 million ransom for her release, while the nigeria police offered a N5 million reward for information leading to the former minister’s rescue.
The exact details of the rescue operation are yet unclear. Earlier, there were reports about deployment of two helicopters to determine the hideouts of the suspected abductors. This is a developing story, check for updates!