Kidnapped Former UI Deputy VC Released

Former Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Adigun Agbaje, has been reportedly released by his abductors.

Professor Agbaje was kidnapped on Friday and was released after spending two days in kidnappers’ den.

He was set free alongside two students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The two MAPOLY students identified as Olayemi Adejare and Oluwatobi Orekoya, and the professor were picked up near Sat Guru Maharaji Garden, at the Ibadan end of the Lagos- Ibadan expressway.

The abductors contacted the families of their victims, and demanded N50 million for the release of Agbaje, while N10 million each was demanded for the two students.

It was however, gathered that students and other kidnapped victims were released on Sunday evening after ransom was paid.

It was gathered that N2.2 million was paid to secure the release of Orekoya and her friend identified as Aminat Taiwo.

Unconfirmed reports revealed that Adejare and the professor also paid an undisclosed amount of money before they were released.

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