Rescued former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo has disclosed that she lived only on water throughout her seven-day stay with her abductors.
Anisulowo, who arrived at Government House at Isale-Igbehin, Abeokuta at about 10.p.m. in company of the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali, said she had not eaten since Wednesday when she was kidnapped.
The former minister and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who described her experience as ”terrible and dehumanizing” however gave thanks to God for her rescue.
The former senator revealed further that she knew security agents were searching for her, “and this gave me strength and hope that I would survive the incident.”
The state governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, on his part, commended the security agencies which deployed their personnel and equipment in the rescue effort.
He said that though the abductors demanded a ransom of N200 million, nothing was eventually paid.
The governor expressed confidence in the ability of the police to provide security and, therefore, called on the Federal Government to adequately equip the Force.
Also speaking, the State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali told newsmen that the ring leader of the gang behind the abduction had been arrested.
Daily Trust gathered that celebration enveloped the home town of the former Minister at Ilaro when the news filtered in that 65 years old community leader had been rescued.
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