Two abducted female students of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, Ayetoro campus have regained their freedom.
This was confirmed in a post on Twitter by Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday evening.
The students were abducted at about 9:00 p.m. on Sunday following raid by suspected bandits at the Igbole Aibo quarters in Ayetoro.
The abduction was confirmed by the Deputy Registrar, Corporate Affairs Unit of the institution, Niyi Oduwole.
”The incident is most unfortunate. The university is beefing up security around all our campuses and hostels.
“We sympathise with the parents of the victims and we want to assure them that their wards will be rescued unhurt. We are on top of the situation,” he said then.
The students were released on Tuesday, according to Governor Abiodun.
“This is to announce that we have secured the release of Precious Adeyemo and Abiola Oyefule – both OOU students recently kidnapped in Ayetoro.
“I appreciate the efforts of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies involved in the exercise that will now see the ladies reunited with their respective families,” Abiodun wrote on Twitter.