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Just In: Four Kidnapped OSCOTECH Workers Regain Freedom


Four members of staff of the Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke, who were kidnapped on Tuesday have regained their freedom.

Naija News recalls the workers were kidnapped on their way from work on Tuesday, but have now regained their freedom, according to the police.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Osun, Mrs Folashade Odoro, confirmed their release to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday.

Odoro said that the abducted staff regained freedom in the early hours of Friday and had all been reunited with their families, but did not give details on the release.

“The remaining four abducted staff of the college have been released and have been reunited with their families.

“Efforts are still ongoing to arrest the gunmen that kidnapped them and the police will not stop until the perpetrators are brought to justice.” she said.

The police spokesperson also did not reveal if any ransom was paid or not before the workers were released.

“How can ransom be paid to abductors that were not seen?” She answered when questioned.

The institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Adewale Oyekanmi, also revealed the criminals who carried out the act are still at large and are been searched for.

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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am