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Lagos PDP Chairman abducted: Party urges swift government action



Mr. Philip Aivoji, the Lagos State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was abducted along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway around 6 p.m on Thursday, according to sources.

The state publicity secretary of the party, Hon. Hakeem Amode, has confirmed the abduction and called on security agencies and government authorities at all levels to intervene promptly to secure his release.

The abduction occurred as Aivoji was returning from a stakeholders’ meeting in Oyo State, which was convened by Governors Seyi Makinde and Ademola Adeleke.

Hon. Hakeem Amode expressed his concern over the prevailing issue of kidnapping in the country and urged swift and decisive actions from the government and stakeholders to eradicate this menace.

Amode emphasized that Aivoji’s abduction highlights the urgent need for the government to address the growing threat of kidnapping.

The circumstances surrounding the abduction remain unclear, with Aivoji’s current whereabouts and any communication from the abductors unknown.

In a statement, Amode stated, “The abduction of Aivoji underscores the pressing need for decisive actions from the government and stakeholders to eradicate this menace.

Aivoji’s abduction was a violent incident, and his current whereabouts or any communication from the abductors remain unknown.”

The PDP spokesperson implored the governments of Oyo, Ogun, and Lagos States, along with security agencies, to expedite efforts and secure Aivoji’s safe return to his family and well-wishers.

The party believes that with increased efforts from security agencies, Aivoji can be rescued from these criminals.

Amode also called on the public to support initiatives aimed at ending the threat to innocent lives posed by kidnapping.

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