By Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti
.Fayose praises security agencies for the breakthrough
Eleven kidnap victims who were abducted at various locations within Ekiti State in the last three weeks were Saturday rescued and have been released by security agencies to reunite with their families. The victims, including a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife , Femi Omisore were freed by combined forces of the Police and local vigilante group at Esure Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the State .
The traditional ruler of Esure, Oba Adebanji Ajibola, who recounted how they were freed at his palace in Esure Ekiti , said the local hunters had located the kidnappers’ den through a tip-off from a woman who complained that she saw a suspected armed man in the bush.
The rescued victims include: Mrs. Yemi Abiola , Mrs W.A. Abiola , Dr Mrs Folasade Alade from Ekiti State University, Dr. Mrs Kikelomo Adegun from EKSU, and Mrs. Foluke Ayeni from Ibadan. Others are: Mrs. Aladenika Margret from the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido, Mrs. Lydia Agnes from Adewole estate in ilorin , Alhaja Bili Abiola from Ibadan, Mrs Funmi Ogunlola from Igede Ekiti, and Mr Jimi Johnson . Oba Ajibola said some of the victims, who had become very weak were immediately taken to the hospital for medical treatment.
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