The twin daughters of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle in Kwara and his aides have been rescued.
They were rescued by the police 48 hours after their abduction in Ekiti Local government area of the state.
According to Ajayi Okansami, spokesman of the Kwara Police Command, their rescue was made possible with the support of the families of the victims, collaboration of vigilante, local hunters of the area and the traditional ruler.
“The Kidnappers under intense pressure from the forces of the Command’s Tactical teams, and the vigilante abandoned their victims and escaped into the bushes.”
“The victims were thereafter rescued unhurt, medically examined, found healthy and handed over to their families,” he added.
He said efforts are being made to arrest the fleeing kidnappers, adding that confidence building patrols and stop and search procedures have been ordered by the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo.