Police Lied, Olu Falae Reveals Paying Ransom To Abductors

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Olu Falae, a former Secretary to Government of the Federation, has on Monday confessed that his family members paid ransom to his abductors before he was freed on Thursday.

According to him, the kidnappers only freed him after they received payment, adding that he trekked for 15 kilometres before he was picked up by the police in Owo, several kilometres from Akure, the Ondo State capital.

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Falae’s divulgence has debunked a recent claim by the Nigeria police that no ransom was paid before his release.

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If we recall, Mr. Falae was released Thursday, four days after he was abducted by unknown gunmen, who had demanded N100million ransom for his release, later reducing it to N90million.

The Ondo Police Public Relations Officer, Wole Ogodo, who confirmed his release on Thursday, said no ransom was paid for the release.

However, emerging report has it that his family members paid his abductors a handsome amount of money.

Stay tuned!! Details of Mr. Falae’s speech today will come shortly.



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