The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has rescued eight out of 25 people who were kidnapped in Ondo state.
The Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, disclosed this on Saturday, September 30, via a WhatsApp message.
“Good news! eight victims rescued, effort is on to rescue others unhurt”, she said.
Recall that Twenty-five members of the Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Igan, Akure, Ondo State were kidnapped by some hoodlums suspected to be gunmen, in the state, on Friday evening.
The victims, who were said to be choristers of the church, were reportedly attacked and kidnapped on the Benin-Akure Expressway, around the Ifon area in Ose Local Government Area of the state.
They were said to be travelling to Ifon, for a burial ceremony, while the hoodlums waylaid them and dragged them to an unknown destination in the bush.