The five persons abducted by kidnappers in Igboora, out of which four were lecturers of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology, Igboora have finally regained their freedom.
The lecturers and other victim were released Saturday evening.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mrs Opeyemi Olawore, ” I am happy to announce that the five abductees have been released unhurt.
Speaking shortly after his release, the ASUP Chairman, Comrade Olujide Opadijo thanked everyone for their prayers and support. In his words, “we thank God that we were released unhurt. ”
The Public Relations Officer, who spoke on behalf of the Management of the Polytechnic, thanked the Oyo State Government, Hon. Commissioner for Education, Traditional rulers in Ibarapa Land, Staff, Students, OYSCATECH Christian and Muslim community, Union leaders, executives of Joint Action Committee of Tertiary Institutions in Oyo State, the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, the Media, Families, Friends and stakeholders for their concern, prayers and support while the abductees were in the custody of their captors.
It would be recalled that the ASUP Chairman and other victims were kidnapped on Thursday, September 19, 2019 in Igboora after returning from union meeting in Saki.