Abducted Eze Ndigbo Of Ondo Community Regains Freedom After Ransom Payment, Recounts Ordeal

Abducted Eze Ndigbo of Ondo community regains freedom after ransom payment, recounts ordeal

The Eze Ndigbo of Ifon in Ose Native Authorities Area of Ondo State, Chief Donatus Okereke, has regained his freedom after spending 5 days in captivity. 

 

Okereke, a popular businessman in Ifon was kidnapped on Monday,November 22, by some gunmen who dragged him into the forest alongside Elegbeka.

 

Narrating his ordeal after he was launched on Thursday night, Okeke said that his abductors are ‘purely Fulanis’

 

“It was on Monday, spherical 8:30 am after morning mass. Then, I able to embark on a journey to Owo, attending to elegbeka junction. I started listening to gunshots, I had no selection than to stop, on account of, the bullet was an extreme quantity of,” he narrated. 

 

“One in every of them was carrying an Army uniform. They then dragged me to a bush and threaten to kill me if I fail to keep up quiet and cooperate with them.

 

“We spent 8 hours inside the bush, close to the place I was kidnapped. We later trekked your complete night. The following day, we did the similar issue. We actually trekked for 3 nights.

 

“I was launched on Thursday night spherical 11 pm after price of ransom. At first, they demanded N100m for my launch nevertheless after loads negotiation, they insisted on the ransom of N20m, threatening me that if I didn’t pay them, they’ll kill me.

 

“As you’ll be capable of see, I’ve not settled down, so my partner has not knowledgeable me within the occasion that they later decreased the ransom. My abductors are purely Fulanis,” Okereke added.

 

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