• Tuesday, May 28, 2024
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OPC leader, Fasehun, joins search for kidnapped Ejigbo LCDA boss


The president of O’odua People’s Congress (OPC), Federick Fasehun, has ordered his members to launch a manhunt on Kehinde Bamigbetan, chairman, Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, who was kidnapped on Monday.

Fasehun gave the directives on Tuesday in a statement in Lagos.

He directed his members in Lagos and the entire South-West to collaborate with security agents to organise the search.

Fasehun, however, called for the immediate release of the council chairman in the interest of peace.

“We just heard about this unfortunate incident, which has filtered through Lagos State and is all over the Internet.

“Kehinde Bamigbetan is our son, a Yoruba man. Whoever touches any Yoruba man touches the apple’s eye of OPC and will pay dearly for it”.

He directed OPC leaders to make phone calls and call meetings with the organisation’s leadership in Ejigbo for information, in order to guarantee Bamigbetan’s safe and sound return to his family.

“We warn whoever is behind this evil act that Bamigbetan must be released unharmed. Not one strand of his hair must be hurt”.

Fasheun said that the suspected kidnappers had made the worst mistake of their evil career.

It would be recalled that OPC last October assisted in the rescuing of Muibat, wife of the speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Nojeem Salaam, which resulted in the death of two of her abductors.

Meanwhile, Bamigbetan’s abductors are said to have subsequently placed a call to his wife and demanded $1 million ransom to release the council boss alive. As at the time of filing in this report, all known GSM lines of Bamigbetan were switched off.