Lagos PDP chairman Philip Aivoji regains freedom from kidnappers

Lagos PDP chairman Philip Aivoji

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos State chapter Philip Aivoji has regained his freedom from kidnappers.

Mr Aivoji was taken captive on Thursday, January 25 by gunmen along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

The PDP leader was kidnapped alongside some other party chieftains at the Ogere area of the expressway while returning from the party’s stakeholders’ zonal caucus meeting convened by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and held in Ibadan.

Lagos PDP publicity secretary Hakeem Amode disclosed Aivoji’s release in a short statement issued on Monday.

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Mr Amode said, “Lagos State PDP Chairman released by the kidnappers.

“Hon Philip Olabode Aivoji the Lagos State PDP Chairman is free at last after 4 days in the kidnappers’ den.

“We use this opportunity to appreciate your prayers most importantly because God’s mercies was visible all the way. Thank you all for your concerns and prayers.”