Kidnappers of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Olu Falae, have been convicted and sentenced to life in jail.

Justice Williams Olamide of the Ondo state High Court in Akure, on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment, 7 men who were found guilty.

Falae was abducted on September 21st 2015 by suspected Fulani herdsmen at his Ilado farm along Igbatoro Road, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo state, and was held for 96 hours by the kidnappers.

The abductors demanded 100 million naira ransom, and the Afenifere chieftain was released after some amount was allegedly paid.