Ogun Police Confirms Release of 13-Year-Old Boy from Abductors
The Ogun state police command has confirmed the release of a 13-year-old boy, Gbolahan Ajibola who was abducted by gunmen who allegedly dressed in military camouflage in Obada-Oko in Ewekoro Local government area of Ogun state.
The command's public relations officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the boy was released by his abductors a moment ago and has since been reunited with his family members.
The 13year-old boy was abducted by gunmen who were about six in number when they laid ambush on Ajibola's family as they were returning to their house in Destiny Estate located in Obada-Oko in Ewekoro local government.
It was further gathered that the victim, his mother and grandmother were returning from their shop after attending the Redeem Christian Church of God programme where the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Enoch Adeboye had ministered when the gunmen came calling
They were said to be hiding in a nearby bush close to the victim's house, pounced on the family when Ajibola alighted from his mother's car to open the gate.
The kidnappers are said to have reached out to the family of the abducted boy demanding 50 million Naira as ransom.
The command's public relations officer would not confirm if a ransom was paid before the boy was released this evening