Abducted clergyman, son regain freedom

An Anglican cleric, Venerable Olu Obanla, and his son who were abducted a few days ago by some gunmen have regained freedom.

They were reportedly abducted along Ifon-Okeluse Road, in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday.

The Trumpet gathered that the victims’ families were contacted by the abductors to demand a sum of N10 million before they could release them, but the family could not afford the sum.

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However, it was gathered that the victims were released on Monday to reunite with their family after a ransom –N1 million – initially rejected was paid to the abductors.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) of the state, SP Funmilayo Odunlami, said the victims were already with their family members.

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