The six kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, finally regained their freedom on Friday, July 28.

PUNCHreports that they were released in Ajakpa Community in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State after spending 64 days in captivity.

A senior police officer said the children had been moved to the Ondo State Police Commandheadquarters in Akure.

It was gathered that no ransom was paid before the victims were released.

According to a source, the abducted kids would be taken to the Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu at the Ondo State Government House Akure, the state capital by the security operatives.

One of the parents of the children basked in euphoria.

“I am the happiest person on earth right now. When I called the Lagos State Commissioner of Police to confirm the news, he said ‘congratulations, they have been released’.”

 

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