The Five persons kidnapped on Thursday along the Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu expressway while on their way to Redeemed Christain Church of God (RCCG) ministers conference have been rescued by the police.
Th public relations officer of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in two different statements on Saturday.
The first statement said, “The Ogun state police command wish to inform the general public that one of the kidnap victims Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma the only woman amongst them has been rescued unhurt,” he said.
“The woman who is a Deaconess of The Redeem Christian church of God regained her freedom in the early hours of today 3rd of August 2019 and she is currently at the command’s headquarters in Abeokuta where arrangement is being made to take her to the Redemption Camp.
“Efforts is on top gear to rescue the remaining victims as the kidnappers who kept them in separate locations were changing their locations from time to time within the forest.
“The command hereby wish to assure members of the public that the remaining victims will soon be rescued.”
The second short statement then announced the rescue of the other four ministers.
“The remaining four victims have been rescued unhurt by men of Ogun State Police Command,” the police spokesman confirmed.