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Senator Kidnapped In Ogun State

Senator Iyabo AnisulowoOgun State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and onetime Senator Iyabo Anisulowo alongside her security personnel in Igbogila area of the state by unknown gun men.
Anishulowo, who represented Ogun West in the Senate from 2003–2007 was is one of the members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to All Progressives Congress coalition.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the State’s spokesperson for the Police, Muyiwa Adejobi, said they got the report on Wednesday evening and that the Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Abdulmajid Ali, had dispatched teams to the area for the rescue operation.
He assured the public, particularly her relations and those concerned, that she would be rescued unhurt and that the perpetrators would be apprehended.
The former Senator, was in October 15, 2004, following allegations that she withdrew N500,000 and N700,000 respectively from the pockets of the Senate Committee for State and Local Governments, physically assaulted by fellow Senator Isa Mohammed who represented to hard-line conservative PDP of Niger West during the Olusegun Obasanjo Administration.
She denied the allegation saying the money was for the Inter-parliarmentary Union Meeting in Geneva Switzerland that year. Iyabo Anishulowo has never been prosecuted or convicted of any crime.

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