Ondo Construction Workers Abducted, Ekiti LG Official, Others Released.

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The three construction workers, who were abducted last week on the Ikaramu-Akunnu Akoko Road in Ondo State, have been set free.

Recall it was reported that the victims, who were abducted by gunmen while rehabilitating the road, regained their freedom on Sunday after spending four days in captivity.

Meanwhile, it had not be confirmed if ransom was paid before the victims were released.

Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, saying the combined efforts of the men of the command and other security agencies made the freedom of the victims possible.

Ikoro stated It was through our efforts and those of other security men as well as vigilantes and local hunters that the victims were released.

Similarly, on Sunday the kidnappers of an All Progressives Congress chieftain and Supervisor for Agriculture, Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr Ebenezer Busuyi, released him to his family.

The Kidnappers also set free two other persons kidnapped along with Busuyi after their families paid N6m as ransom.

A family source stated that sum of N6m was paid for the release of the three victims, including the council supervisor. They were released around the place where they were taken away into the forest along the Ilawe-Erinjiyan Road.

Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, who confirmed the release of the victims, said, “I can confirm to you that the three victims have been released and reunited with their families. I am not aware of any ransom.”

Written by: Sdb Live News

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