Bisi Ogungbemi

Unknown gunmen have released the Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo State, Bisi Ogungbemi along with four other persons.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Femi Joseph, confirmed this to reporters at the weekend.

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Ogungbemi regained freedom from captivity in the late hours of Friday, two days after he was abducted along with four other persons.

They include the ADC chairman’s driver and his special assistant, as well as two members of the party – Jide Ipinsagba and Princess Abdulkareem.

The party’s Publicity Secretary in Ondo, Idowu Akinrinlola, also confirmed the development to reporters.

Ogungbemi and the other victims were travelling to Akure town from Ikare-Akoko on Wednesday evening before they were abducted along the Oba-Akoko/Owo Road in the state.