From ‘Yanju Uwala
Three kidnapped workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo have been released.
Recall that the victims were abducted by gunmen on Wednesday on Kobape road in Obafemi-Owode local government area in Ogun state, were now released by their abductors on Friday evening.
A source also disclosed that the victims were released without paying any ransom.
While confirming the release, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the release of the workers, was due to pressures mounted on the Kidnappers.
Oyeyemi said: “Yes. We mounted a lot of pressure on the kidnappers.
“Since 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.
On whether there was an arrest, the Police spokesperson said: “Not yet. We are very sure that we will make an arrest.
“The kidnappers had abducted Financial Controller, Group Auditor and group store manager of Obasanjo holdings.
“The three were abducted around 4pm on Wednesday at Seseri Village after their Hilux van was reportedly shot at by the Gunmen and took them away”.
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