The senator who represented Ekiti North senatorial district at the sixth senate, Senator Ayo Arise has been released by his kidnappers.

This is according to a reliable source.

He was abducted on Sunday night by armed men while travelling from Akure to Abuja.

The captors later contacted his family, demanding 80 million Naira ransom.

Details surrounding his release are still hazy at the time of publishing this story.

The US-trained economist represented Ekiti North in the National Assembly under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) between 2007 and 2011.

He defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, shortly before the Governorship elections that ousted former Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi in 2015.

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