By Godson Ikiebey-

The director of Lagos state fire service, Rasaki Musibau and six others who were earlier kidnapped have been released.

This was confirmed by the Nigeria Police on Wednesday morning, April 10, 2019.

They were released at about 11:45pm in Tuesday, April 9, 2019 inside the forest where the kidnappers kept them by a joint security force.

Some suspects have already been arrested. They were kidnapped at about 8pm on April 6, 2019 along the Ikorodu-Epe Expressway while on their way to Lagos.

In a statement by the police spokesman, Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP), they were released unhurt and have been reunited with their families. He said:

“The victims have since reunited with their families. The command’s tactical teams are still in the creeks and forests combating the hoodlums. 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 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”.

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