All the remaining kidnapped Commuters Along Ibokun/Osogbo Road in Osun State have been rescued, the police has said.
A release signed by the State Police Public relations, Yemisi Opalola and personally sent to Daily Mail notes that the release was secured through efforts of the Commissioner of Police,
Wale Olokode and support from other security outfit.
The release read in part: “the Commissioner of Police, Osun State Command, CP Olawale Olokode, psc in his frantic efforts, and support from other security outfits has secured the release of seven abductees kidnapped along Ibokun/Osogbo road on 2nd March, 2021.
“The victims were released due to the pressure mounted on the abductors by the Police and other security agencies. The victims will soon be reunited with their families.
“The Commissioner of Police appeals to the good citizens of the State to collaborate with Police to get rid of all criminal elements from the State, while assuring the members of the public/commuters of their safety as security measures have been put in place to forestall future occurrence.
Recalled that some unknown gunmen on Tuesday night attacked a commuter and abducted the passengers while one of them was killed by gunshot in the process.
Two others who sustained gunshot injuries were later said to have been rescued by the police on Thursday.
Also, the State commissioner had vowed to rescued other who have now regained freedom.
The police said they would soon be reunited with their families.