State House Press Release – Following a briefing on the incident, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police and other security
agencies to take all necessary action to ensure the safe and speedy rescue of Chief Olu Falae [image above] who was abducted from his farm on Monday.
President Buhari condemns the callous and reprehensible kidnapping of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and elder statesman.
The President assures Chief Falae’s family, friends and other concerned Nigerians that the Federal Government will do all within its powers to ensure his swift release.
President Buhari, who has requested constant updates from the police and security agencies on efforts to find and rescue Chief Falae, also denounces the recurring incidents of criminal abductions across the country.
He assures all Nigerians that ongoing efforts to significantly enhance the security of lives and property in the country will continue apace and that under his leadership, Nigerians, irrespective of their status, will no longer be left at the mercy of criminal elements.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)