Osun kidnappers demand ransom in dollars

Osun kidnappers demand ransom in dollars


One of the three people abducted by gunmen in Fulani settlements near Iwo town, Osun State, has been rescued.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the rescued victim, Adams Ojonla, regained his freedom after the abductors ran into some hunters around the Papa area of Iwo on Monday.

Gunmen numbering eight abducted Ojonla, 38, a Fulani; Hamzat Ibrahim and Deere Ibrahim, both Bororo, at Idi Araba and Laagi Fulani, along Iwo/Aawe/Oyo Road last Friday.

During the encounter at Papa, the abductors were said to have engaged the hunters in a gun battle, during which Ojonla was abandoned.

Our correspondent also learnt that the abductors told the families of the remaining victims during negotiation to pay the ransom in dollars…


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