Military Officer Kidnapped In Ondo Regains Freedom

Channels Television  
Updated May 14, 2020


The military officer that was kidnapped a few days ago in Auga-Akoko, Ondo has regained his freedom.

Captain Gana was traveling from Abuja to Ibadan when gunmen accosted and abducted him.

Confirming his release, spokesman of the Ondo State Police Command, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, said the victim was rescued on Wednesday evening close to the border between Ondo and Edo states.

Also, the Spokesperson of the Nigerian Army 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, Captain Ayorinde Omojokun confirmed the release of the officer to Channels Television.

Although the abductors were said to have demanded 20 million naira from the family, Captain Omojokun, however, said a combined team of army and other security agencies rescued the victim, without paying any ransom.

Omojokun noted that security operatives are still patrolling the entire area to apprehend the abductors.