The Ogun State Nigerian Police Command, has rescued three workers of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farm, from their kidnappers’ den, three days after they were abducted.
The DSP. Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Spokesperson, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta, on Friday, September 10, 2021.
NAN reports that the former President farm’s workers were kidnapped on Wednesday evening, September 8, 2021, at Seseri Village, while returning from work.
The farm is located at Kobape area in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of the state.
Oyeyemi revealed to NAN on Friday that the release followed “a serious pressure mounted on the abductors. “
He said that the anti-kidnapping operatives had been on the trail of the abductors, as they continued combing bushes around the area of the incident
He adds that “Since yesterday (Thursday) our anti-kidnapping operatives have been in the bush searching for them.
“They were able to trace them to the bush behind the Day Waterman College, along the Kobape Road.
“This evening, they released them (victims) unhurt without any ransom.”
On whether there was any arrest, the spokesperson said “not yet, but we are very sure that we will make arrests soon”.
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