The kidnapped Director of Accounts working with the Lagos State Government, Thomas Otuyemi and his son have been rescued.
Otuyemi, the Director of Account in the Chief of Staff, Governor’s Office, Lagos State was kidnapped last Saturday with his son in Epe by unknown gunmen.
A government sources confirmed that Otuyemi and his son were released yesterday by the abductors.
It was not clear whether any ransoms were paid to secure their release from the kidnapper’s den.
Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Lagos Police Command, Dolapo Badmus, when contacted confirmed that Otuyemi and his son had been rescued by the police yesterday.
She said they were rescued around Isheri-Oshun area of Berger by the police, but refused to say if any ransom was paid, saying that the police were not concerned about that.
Badmus said Otuyemi and his son had been re-united with their family.
Otuyemi, 60 holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) from the Lagos State College of Science and Technology, and a Master in Business Administration, MBA from Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.
Recently, an expatriate contractor working on the expansion of the Epe Township project in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, was kidnapped while working on site by gunmen in Epe. He is yet to be released.