Rescue of colleague: We are very grateful, journalists tell commissioner of police

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ogun State Council has expressed appreciation to the Ogun State Commissioner of Police. Frank Mba and the Command on the successful rescue of one of its members, Olusegun Oduneye from the kidnappers den.
Penpushing reports that Oduneye who is the publisher of Issues Magazine was seized by his abductors on Thursday March 9, 2023 around 7:50pm at Mobalufon area of Ijebu Ode while returning from Abeokuta
The Chairman of the Union in Ogun State, Comrade Wale Olanrewaju with other members of the Union after receiving the distress call from the family swung into action by meeting the Commissioner of Police  and also made calls to the Department of Security Service(DSS) office and informed the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps.
Penpushing further reports that the the police boss thereafter commanded the Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Police Command in conjunction with the Divisional Police Officer. Obalende Divisional Headquarters to give the case immediate and urgent attention which later gave a good result.
Penpushing also reports that in a statement of appreciation issued and signed by Secretary of the Union, Bunmi Adigun admitted the proactive measure of the command in ensuring the release of the journalist unhurt from the kidnappers who had earlier demanded for N30million ransom.
“It is no gain saying that the security architecture in Ogun state is formidable and this has given every indigene of the state to sleep with their two eyes closed knowing fully well that our security operates are always at work. The joint efforts of the Police, DSS and NSCDC really helped and the Union appreciates this success”, Adigun wrote.
“We want to tell the world that our man was rescued unhurt but on the other hand appeal to our members to always be security conscious and avoid late night movements, if not necessary”, the statement emphasized
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