Obasanjo’s abducted workers regain freedom

Olusegun Obasanjo

Police say the abducted workers of former President Olusegun Obasanjo have been released after they were taken captive on Wednesday morning.

The workers were abducted in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ogun police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyem said the anti-kidnapping and SWAT operatives were deployed to search for the victims.

He said, “Yes. we mounted a lot of pressure on the kidnappers. Since yesterday (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 (Friday) evening, they released them unhurt without any ransom.”