It was a happy ending for two female students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Ago Iwoye, Ayetoro campus who were kidnapped on Sunday as they regained their freedom.
The kidnappers had demanded a ransom of N50million for the students after they were taken from their Igole Aibo quarters in Ayetoro around 9:pm on Sunday.
The news of the release of the girls was confirmed by the state governor, Dapo Abiodun on Twitter.
The Deputy Registrar, Corporate Affairs Unit of the university, Niyi Oduwole had said the university will do everything to ensure the safe return of the girls.
”The incident is most unfortunate. The university is beefing up security around all our campuses and hostels. We sympathise with the parents of the victims and we want to assure them that their wards will be rescued unhurt. We are on top of the situation,” he said then.
Governor Abiodun said on Twitter: “This is to announce that we have secured the release of Precious Adeyemo and Abiola Oyefule – both OOU students recently kidnapped in Ayetoro.
“I appreciate the efforts of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies involved in the exercise that will now see the ladies reunited with their respective families.