Abiodun: Warns Kidnappers To Steer Clear Of Ogun State

Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has warned kidnappers to steer clear of Ogun state as there will be no hiding place for criminals.

Abiodun made this statement through his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin. Somorin said security operatives were on the trail of the kidnappers operating within the state, adding that no effort would be spared to rid the state of undesirable elements.

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Abiodun: Warns Kidnappers To Steer Clear Of Ogun State

This is coming as a result of the news of the escape of a 17-year-old kidnapped victim, Akinlaja Ireoluwa Oluwatomiwa.

Akinlaja Ireoluwa Oluwatomiwa, a student of the Redeemers University in Osun State, was on his way to join his parents at the Redemption Cam when he was kidnapped

The governor said the victim, who was kidnapped on his way to the Redemption Camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, escaped from his abductors as security operatives swooped on their den in Ikorodu, Lagos

“Our security men trailed the kidnappers to Ikorodu where the victim was being held, hostage. Their arrival on the scene allowed the victim to escape from captivity.

“We are happy that the victim escaped unhurt. He has since been reunited with his parents,” he said.

“The governor appreciated the sacrifices of the security personnel and urged them not to relent in their commitment to restoring public confidence and safety on the highways,” the statement said.

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It added: “Ogun State has zero tolerance for terrorists, bandits, kidnappers or ritual murderers and other criminals by whatever name they are called.

“Our security system has been fortified to repel them. We will smoke them out and visit the full wrath of the law on them.”


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