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OGUN: Two kidnapped female students of OOU rescued

THE State Police Command has rescued the two female students of Olabisi Onabanjo abducted three days ago.

The students, who were kidnapped in Ayetoro area of the state, are Precious Adeyemo and Abiola Oyefule.

Their release was made known by Governor Dapo Abiodun on his Twitter handle, last night.

The governor thanked the Ogun State police command and other security agencies involved in the exercise.

“This is to announce that we have secured the release of Precious Adeyemo and Abiola Oyefule – both OOU students recently kidnapped in Ayetoro.

“I appreciate the efforts of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies involved in the exercise that will now see the ladies reunited with their respective families,” he tweeted.

Gunmen had stormed the Ayetoro campus in Yewa-North Local Government Area of Ogun State were, on Sunday night, and kidnapped the students.

The gunmen were said to have demanded N50 million for the release of the students.

Abiodun had earlier on Tuesday said his government was aware of the two kidnapped students, and that his government was on top of the situation with practical steps taken to ensure their prompt release and freedom.

“I have been working closely with the Police and other security agencies since the incident to ensure their safe release.

“The agencies have been charged to liaise with locals for relevant information, and make the best use of the logistic support we have just sent to the Joint Security Intervention Squad in the LGA.

“As an administration that places premium on our people’s lives and property, we will definitely ensure they are released as soon as possible,” he had said.

The governor, however, did not give details on their release whether the ransom demanded by the kidnappers were paid or not.

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