Former SGF Olu Falae Kidnapped In Ondo

Channels Television  
Updated September 21, 2015

FalaeThere are reports that a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has been kidnapped from his farm in Ondo State.

The wife of Chief Falae, Mrs Falae  confirmed the incident in ‎a telephone interview but said she was not in the mood to grant an interview on the matter.

The Public Relations Officer of Ondo State Police Command, DSP ‘Wole Ogodo, who also confirmed the incident to our correspondent said that the elder statesman was attacked on his way to his farm in Ilu-Abo, a village near Akure on Monday afternoon‎ but was not sure if he was abducted.

He, however, said that his men have been drafted to the area.

The Police PRO later confirmed that the abductors, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have demanded for a cash sum of 100 Million Naira as ransom for the septuagenarian to be released.

When Channels Television got to his house in Akure, the gate was locked‎.

Two chieftains of the Social Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, who spoke with newsmen at the entrance of his residence, equally confirmed the abduction.