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Amotekun officials rescue three remaining travellers abducted in Ondo

Three remaining travellers who were abducted in Ondo state by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have been rescued by operatives of the state command of the south-west security network code-named Amotekun.

Recall that the twelve travellers who were on their way to Lagos on Wednesday were kidnapped by gunmen at Idoani-Ifira axis of Ondo state.

Ondo state commander of Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye on Thursday confirmed the rescue of nine of the travellers.

Adetunji had said: “Our men responded to the gunshots and a distress call. They got there on time and were able to rescue nine of them,”.

“They took them to our office in Isua and released them after giving them necessary attention.

“The vehicle and its driver have also been released to the police. We are now on the trail of the kidnappers to rescue the remaining three victims.”

Adeleye while addressing journalists at a media briefing on Saturday said the three remaining travellers had regained their freedom.

“I can confirm to you that we have rescued the three remaining victims and they will be reunited with their families today,” he said.

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