- by E. Nriezedi
- 5:28 AM July 02, 2022
The kidnappers of the three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo have released them 48 hours after.
The victims who were abducted by gunmen on Wednesday evening in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government were freed on Friday evening.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said they were released following the pressure mounted on the kidnappers.
Oyeyemi said the Anti-Kidnapping and SWAT operatives had been in the bush since the incident happened mounting serious pressure on them.
He said, “Yes. we mounted a lot of pressure on the kidnappers. Since yesterday (Thursday) our anti-kidnapping and SWAT operatives have been in the bush searching for them.
“They were able to trace them to the bush behind Day Waterman College. They have been there since yesterday.
“This evening, they released them unhurt without any ransom.”