The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sought the urgent release of its Lagos State chapter chairman, Mr Philip Aivoji, who was kidnapped on Thursday.
This is contained in a statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, on Saturday in Abuja.
The party expressed concern about Aivoji’s well-being and safety, particularly considering his age.
recalls that Aivoji was kidnapped on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on his way to Lagos from Ibadan after a party assignment.
Ologunagba condemned the spate of kidnapping for ransom, mindless killings, marauding of communities and other acts of terrorism across the country.
According to him, the ugly trend called for urgent action by President Bola Tinubu to ensure the release of all those held in kidnappers’ dens in various parts of the country.
Our party however appreciates and commends the efforts of our gallant men and women in uniform for their patriotism, courage and determination in the fight against terrorism, kidnapping and other social.
“This is in spite of daunting challenges.
“The PDP charges the security high command to take urgent steps to secure the release of Aivoji and all other Nigerians trapped in abductors’ camps in various parts of the country.
Our party calls on Nigerians to be alert and continue to support our security agencies in their efforts to safeguard our nation at this very critical time,” Ologunagba said.