It was jubilation galore on Tuesday Morning as the news of the release of the 400-level student in the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, College of Environmental Resources Management, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Toyinbo Olayinka, abducted on Saturday by suspected kidnappers regained his freedom.
The details about his release were still sketchy as at the time of filing this report.
The student was reportedly abducted by suspected kidnappers in a private farm at Abule Itoko, Odeda, Ibadan Road.
Olayinka was reportedly kidnapped alongside the owner of the private farm, identified as Dominic, and a 17-year-old Togolese lady.
This medium also gathered that the owner of the farm and the girl also abducted alongside Olayinka were released.
The spokesman of Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the release of Olayinka and others in a telephone interview with our correspondent, and added they have all been reunited with their families.
He said, “Police operatives have been in the forest for those three days. The student and the two others had been released yesterday night. They have been reunited with their families.”
According to a statement signed by the Head, Directorate of Public Relations of FUNAAB, Mr Kola Adepoju, Abule Itoko, the student was reportedly abducted around 8am on Saturday.