Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (retd. ), the former Nigerian Air Force Chief, has been released after being kidnapped in the Ajah district of Lagos State.
The former General was discharged in the early hours of Saturday, according to Lagos State Police spokesman Adekunle Ajisebutu.
On Monday, Sikiru Smith was kidnapped by the gunmen
The former military colonel was reportedly supervising work on a location in the Ajah region of Lagos State when masked gunmen stormed the scene and opened fire.
Smith was apparently whisked away on a speedboat that had been waiting for him.
Musiliu Smith, a former Inspector-General of Police and current Chairman of the Police Service Commission, is a relative of the general