The businessman, Happiness Ajayi, who was abducted in Ekiti State, on Christmas Day has regained his freedom.
Ajayi was released on Monday, three days after he was abducted along with another person at gunpoint in Oye Local Government Area of the state.
SWITCH NIGERIA learnt that the other victim had been rescued in a swift manner by the police, in collaboration with the officials of the Amotekun security outfit, as well as some vigilantes and village hunters.
His release was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sunday Abutu.
Abutu explained that the sustained collaboration between the police team, as well as Amotekun and local hunters in the area led to the release of the businessman.
The police spokesman gave an assurance that the police command in Ekiti would not fail in its statutory duty of protecting the lives and property of the people of the state.
Ajayi and the other person were riding in a Lexus Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) along the Isan-Iludun Ekiti Road on Friday last week before they were accosted by armed men who abducted them in the process.