Gunmen Release Former UI DVC, Two MAPOLY Students


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

It was jubilation galore as former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Adigun Agbaje and two  students kidnapped on Friday by gunmen regained their freedom.

New Nigerian gathered that Prof Agbaje and the the two students were kidnapped along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway around 6pm by some armed gunmen and taken to an undisclosed destination. 

The  two  students released by the kidnappers were identified as Olayemi Adejare and Oluwatobi Orekoya of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Sources said the gunmen reportedly collected some ransom before setting the three kidnapped persons free from their custody.

Contacted,  Oyo State Police Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Adewale Osifeso, in a terse statement, confirmed that Prof. Agbaje has regained  freedom, and is, “undergoing debrief and as well medical intervention at the moment.”


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