The President of Omu-Aran Development Association (ODA), Maj. Gen. Olayemi Abidoye (rtd) has confirmed the release of an unnamed citizen who was kidnapped on Wednesday near Rore, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.
Maj. Gen. Abidoye said in a statement issued by the association’s spokesman, Olayinka Owolewa that no ransom was paid for his freedom.
The retired military personnel thanked members of the community for their show of solidarity, co-operation and prayers towards a peaceful environment in Omu-Aran.
The ODA President thanked the women of Omu-Aran for their three-day prayers, describing them as warriors and great mothers of the country.
Abidoye commended the Olomu of Omu-Aran, Oba Abdulraheem Adeoti, and his council members for their support over the incident.
He called on members of the community to be vigilant and conscious of their environment. He advised them to notify security operatives in sighting any strange person or group of persons.