A former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Senator Ayo Arise, has regained his freedom after been freed by his abductors yeserday evening.
US-trained Economist, Arise was kidnapped on Sunday on his way to Abuja, after attending some functions in his home state.
He was kidnapped with four other persons on the Okene-Lokoja Road in Kogi State .
All efforts to speak with the amiable Senator on his phone was abortive, as all his lines were switched off.
However, the abductors had demanded for N80 million, but it was not known if any ransom was paid, before his release, along others.
A relative of the Senator however, who spoke with Guardian declined to speak on his present where about.
”Sorry, I can’t help you there. One would expect that the Senator would like to keep a low profile for now, in view of the unfortunate incident”.