Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has rejoiced with the abducted Permanent Secretary, Hospitals’ Management Board, Dr Adeniran Ikuomola on his release.
Mr Akeredolu also congratulated members of the immediate family of Ikuomola and members of the Nigerian medical Association (NMA) on the release of the abducted permanent secretary.
The governor, who joyfully welcomed Dr. Ikuomola back home, thanked his immediate family and his professional colleagues for their support and prayers during the trying period.
Reall that Dr Ikuomola was kidnapped alongside his driver by some gunmen on Sunday evening along the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja Road.
Meanwhile, Mr Akeredolu has hailed the heroic performance of the security agencies in the state, especially security personnel in the office of the governor for their efforts in ensuring that Ikuomola regains his freedom from the kidnappers.
In a statement signed on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Segun Ajiboye, the governor assures members of the public of his administration’s determination to continue to protect lives and properties, adding that no stone will be left unturned in ensuring that Ondo State is made conducive for all categories of peace-loving people.
The Governor urged all the relevant stakeholders in the state, including traditional rulers, religious bodies, youth groups and non-governmental organizations to be vigilant and volunteer information on suspects in their vicinities to security agencies for prompt actions.