Lagos Fire Service Director, 6 Others Regain Freedom
Rasaki Musibau

Gunmen have released the Lagos State Director of Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and six others kidnapped on Iwoye Bridge, along the Itoikin-Epe Road, Ikorodu.

The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed this to Concise News on Wednesday morning.

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According to Elkana, they were released around 11.45pm on Tuesday and were released unhurt.

He said those released alongside the Director are Mufutau Adams (a management staff of the Fire Service), Funmilayo Adelumo, Asiogu Martha, Lasisi Muka, and two others

Elkana said: “On 09/04/2019 at about 11.45pm, the Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau and 6 others kidnapped on 06/04/19 at about 8.00pm, at Ketu-Ereyun, Ikorodu were released unhurt by their abductors. The Victims have since reunited with their families.

“The Command’s Tactical teams are still in the creeks and forests combating the hoodlums. A water-tight security measures are emplaced across the State to forestall future occurrence.

“The Command deeply appreciate the supports of Lagos State Government and the good people of Lagos State who stood by us and also provided useful information that facilitated the prompt rescue of the victims. Together we will continue to make Lagos State one of the safest states in Nigeria.”

The spokesman also assured Lagosians of their safety at all times, stressing that they had intensified patrols and surveillance along the Itoikin-Epe road, Ketu, Ereyun and other major highways in the state.