Update: Kidnappers Release Oyo Hotelier,Wife And 7 Others After Collecting Millions As Ransom



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An Ibadan-based hotelier, Mr. Oyedokun Oyeniyi, his wife, Busayo Oyeniyi and seven other members of the family who were abducted by bandits have regained freedom.

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DAILY POST learnt that the nine people were released on Tuesday.

The victims were kidnapped by some gunmen at Oyeniyi’s hotel in Ajaawa, a town in Ogbomoso geo-political zone of Oyo State.

They were kidnapped when the family was preparing for a burial ceremony last Saturday.

The abductors demanded for the sum of thirty-two million naira (N32m) as ransom.

Sources revealed that the victims were released immediately after an undisclosed amount of money was given to the kidnappers.

Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr Adewale Osifeso when contacted, confirmed the release of the victims on Wednesday.

Osifeso said, “Yes, they have been released, please.”

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