A community leader in Igasi Akoko in the Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Chief Ojo Ajaguna, is lucky to have escaped after being kidnapped by gunmen on Friday.
NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt from the PUNCH report that Ajaguna fled the kidnappers’ den after the hoodlums slept off.
A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said; “The victim regained his freedom when the assailants slept off in the forest. The entire Igasi Akoko community was agog when he came back,” he stated.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, confirmed the development, saying, “Yes, it was reported to us that the victim was abducted, but he came back home safely and we have commenced investigation into the matter.”