Abducted Ogun state youth leader regains freedom

The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the rescue of the abducted Coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN),  in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State  Olamilekan Okunuga

Penpushing reports that, it is recalled that, gunmen last Thursday allegedly abducted the council coordinator along Ogere road in Ogun State, on his way from Ibadan, and his car abandoned by the roadside, and thereafter demanded ransom of N30million.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi said on Tuesday that the victim was later rescued after some days in captivity, but did not give details of the rescue, however, disclosed that a suspect has been arrested as at the time of filing this report

Penpushing further reports that, the State Chairman of the council, Abduljabar Ayelaagbe, it is recalled confirmed the incident adding that the abductors  demanded N30 million, and  that the victim’s car was recovered from an unknown person, allegedly driving it along Ogijo.

“Our coordinator at Odogbolu Local Government was kidnapped about two or three days around Ogere in Ogun State. He went to Ibadan, but on his return, he was abducted by the kidnappers,” he added.

“That night when he was abducted, we learnt that his car was abandoned by the road side. On Friday evening, we got information from the police that the car was intercepted while being driven by a man at Ogijo’.

“The man driving the car said he saw the kidnappers when they were taking away Okunuga, adding that he decided to take the car away after the kidnapping operation. That one has been arrested, according to the police. We were told that the kidnappers have contacted his family and they are demanding a ransom of N30million to secure Okunuga’s release,” Ayelaagbe said.

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