Kidnapping: Mother of Labour Party chairman released and unharmed

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – A recent report has revealed that Mrs. Elizabeth Omotosho, the 71-year old mother of Labour Party (LP) National Chairman, Dr. Mike Omotosho, has been released by the abductors.

Titilayo, her daughter, made this known to some close members of the family via text message. She said that the septuagenarian walked home herself on Friday night.

Titilayo said, ‘we have found my mum. She is fine. Hallelujah.’

Mrs. Omotosho was abducted by four gunmen at her family house in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara, between 7pm and 8pm on Sunday. The abductors demanded for ₦100million ransom in exchange for the old woman.

On Friday, Mr. Lawan Addo, the State Commissioner of Police, while parading suspects of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism and vandalism, said the police had apprehended the abductors.

He also said the police has acquired sophisticated technology that makes it possible for the command to find the hide-out of the abductors.

Dr. Mike Omotosho, the LP chairman, said he his grateful that his mum was released and unharmed.

The party chairman said:

‘May the Lord uproot this evil scourge in our society. My mum is well and was not harmed in any way; for that we are grateful.’

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