Flash: Kidnapped OAU professor released

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Indications have emerged that Prof. Yinka Adegbehingbe of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State has been released by his kidnappers.

The don was kidnapped on Sunday by suspected herdsmen on Ibadan-Ife Road.

He was travelling from Lagos to Ife with his wife when he was kidnapped around 9pm.

However, spokesman for the Ooni of Ife, Moses Olafare, said in a Facebook post at 10pm that the don had been released.

It reads: “BREAKING NEWS

I am so glad to break the good news that Professor Yinka Adegbehingbe of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the  Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife who was yesterday kidnapped along Ibadan road around Ikoyi Apomu axis has been released and now in the proper care of the Nigeria Police.
Kudos to the POLICE
Kudos to the PALACE
Kudos to the UNIVERSITY
To God be the glory!!!
Yera Moses Olafare,
Director, Media & Public Affairs,
Ooni’s Palace.”

More details later.

 

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