The three staff of a farm belonging to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who were abducted few days ago have been rescued by operatives of Ogun State Police Command.
The command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclised this while speaking with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta, on Friday evening.
The workers were kidnapped on Wednesday evening at Seseri Village, while returning from the farm, located at Kobape area in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of the state
Oyeyemi said that their release followed “a serious pressure mounted on the kidnappers.”
He said that the anti-kidnapping operatives had been on the trail of the abductors, combing bushes around the area since the incident happened.
“Since yesterday (Thursday) our anti-kidnapping operatives have been in the bush searching for them.
“They were able to trace them to the bush behind the Day Waterman College, along the Kobape Road.
“This evening, they released them (victims) unhurt without any ransom,” he said.
On whether there was any arrest, Oyeyemi said “not yet, but we are very sure that we will make arrests soon.”