The kidnapped INEC secretary, Muslim Omoleke has been rescued by police in Osun State days after he was kidnapped.
Omoleke was reported to have been kidnapped around Iwaraja in Osun on Thursday while traveling to the state from Akure.
The Osun Police Public Relation Offocer, SP Folashade Odoro, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo on Friday.
Odoro said Omoleke was rescued on Friday evening from his abductors and had been reunited with his family.
The PPRO said that Omoleke was in good condition.
He said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, led the rescue operation.
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According to him, the police will intensify efforts to apprehend the kidnappers and bring them to justice.
The PPRO did not however give detailed information about how Omoleke was freed, but said the command would soon issue a statement on the incident.