Kidnapped Senator Anisulowo Regains Freedom


Sheriff Balogun in Abeokuta

Formal Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was kidnapped last week in her farm by armed men in Sawonjo area of Yewa Local Government Area, Ogun State has regained freedom.

A family source who spoke with THISDAY last night said no single money was paid for the release of the senator but commended the efforts of the state government, security men and Nigerians.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, the senator was rescued at Gbegbelawo, near Olorunda town at about 7p.m.

He said two suspects who might be members of the kidnap gang had been arrested, saying one was arrested in a hotel in Lagos as he preparing to travel to Dubai.
He added that other suspect was a lady and their names and pictures would be withheld for security reasons.