JUST IN: Amotekun Corp Members Reportedly Rescue Wife Of Kidnapped Akeredolu’s Chief of Staff
By Henry Odeh
The wife of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s chief of staff, Olugbenga Ale, who was kidnapped days ago has been released by her abductors.
The Cable reported that Sade Ale, who was abducted at Owena area of Ondo state, was confirmed released on Saturday, November 28 by a government official.
The unnamed official also refused to confirm if any ransom was paid before she was released.
The traumatized woman was said to be currently admitted to a hospital where she is receiving treatment.
On its part, Vanguard, also confirming the release of the abducted woman, reported that the newly-formed local security outfit Amotekun reportedly rescued her.
It claimed that some of the kidnappers were arrested by the personnel of the security outfit. The newspaper reported that the abduction which occurred on Thursday night was reported to Amotekun and the group swung into action.
It quoted the commandant of the Amotekun Corps, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, as confirming the release of the victim with Amotekun’s help.
Adetunji said a press briefing would be held to explain how the victim was rescued. The report further quoted an Amotekun source close to the operation as saying Sade Ale was rescued by local hunters attached to the security outfit.
Police rescue 19 of 22 abducted victims in Abuja after exchanging fire with hoodlums “I can confirm to you that the wife of the Chief of Staff has secured her freedom and on her way to Akure.
“She was released without paying the ransom as she was rescued by Amotekun and local hunters.”