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Kwara: Abducted clergyman, 2 others regain freedom

Reverend S B Oladunni, Chairman of ECWA Igbaja DCC, and two others abducted in Agbeku community in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State have regained their…

Reverend S B Oladunni, Chairman of ECWA Igbaja DCC, and two others abducted in Agbeku community in Ifelodun LGA of Kwara State have regained their freedom.

City & Crime gathered that their freedom was secured after the payment of a N6.5million ransom raised by the families of the victims and the community.

The kidnappers had initially placed a N53m ransom on the three victims, according to the traditional ruler of Agbekuland, Oba Abdulazeez Shola Agboola.

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But a senior member of the community who was involved in the process of their release told our correspondent on Wednesday that, “The three victims have been released after the payment of N6.5m, drinks and recharge cards they demanded, which we gave.

The states Commissioner of Police, Victor Olaiya, did not respond to several calls and text messages sent to him on the release.

 

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