Abducted community leader in Ogun regains freedom

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An abducted community leader in Imope, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo has regained his freedom after spending barely four days in kidnappers’ den.

Omotayo, popularly called Oba Alademeta was freed around 10pm on Tuesday.

It is however unclear if his family paid a ransom to secure his release.

Omotayo was kidnapped on Saturday by the gunmen on his way back home around 3:00 pm. The unknown gunmen accosted him at Oke-Eri of Imope and took him away, leaving his vehicle on the road

The abductors reached out to his family on Monday to negotiate the terms of his release.

They initially demanded a fee of N200 million before halving it to N100 million after pleas by the family.

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