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December 6, 2023
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Update: 8 of 25 abducted Ondo CAC Choristers escape from gunmen

The Commander, Ondo State Security Network, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye has confirmed that eight kidnapped persons along Owo/Ose axis have escaped from their abductors.

Adeleye disclosed that personnel of Police Anti Kidnapping, Amotekun Corps in conjunction with the Nigeria Army are on the kidnapper’s trail in Owo/Ose axis to ensure that remaining victims are released.

No fewer than 25 choir members of the Christ Apostolic Church, CAC, Oke Igan, Akure, the state capital were kidnapped along Owo/Ose on Friday while going for a burial ceremony.

It was gathered that two family members of the deceased were among the kidnapped church members going for a programme in Ose council area.

The victims were kidnapped around 3pm on Friday while traveling to Ifon in Ose local government area for a burial ceremony of a parent of one of them.

The Owo-Ifon-Benin road which is notorious for kidnapping and armed robbery is currently in deplorable condition.

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