Kidnappers free Christ’s School alumni scribe, Oladele, after alleged N5m ransom
Written by Henry on May 22, 2019
General Secretary of Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti Alumni Association, Mr. Rufus Oladele, has been set free by Kidnappers on Tuesday night following payment of ransom after four days in their den.
Sources said N5m was paid to the kidnappers who had earlier asked for N10m from his family members before they could set him free.
According to the sources, the ransom was contributed by some members of the alumni, relations and well-meaning members of his community to secure his safe release.
The traditional ruler of the community, Oba Adegoroye Omoseebi, who expressed joy that his subject has regained his freedom from the kidnappers, said well-meaning members of the community sprang into action for his release through networking immediately information got to them that Oladele had been kidnapped.
The traditional ruler of the community, Oba Adegoroye Omoseebi, who expressed joy said: “I, as well as Erinjiyan, am happy that he is released. I thank all those who rose to his rescue.
“The security agencies and the state government have to do something to curb the incessant kidnapping in the state urgently.”
Spokesman for the Police in Ekiti State, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed Oladele’s release, said: “Through the intensive effort of the Command operatives, Oladele Rufus has been released by the kidnappers.”