Nigerian Police rescues abducted Turkish International School students, staffs


The Nigerian Police has rescued kidnapped students and staff of the Nigerian-Turkish school in Ogun State.

Their rescue comes barely two weeks after unknown gunmen abducted Five students and three staff of the school in Isheri Area of Ogun State.

The eight abducted persons were rescued on Tuesday.

The Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, broke the news of their rescue on social media.

‘The pupils and staffs of Nigeria Turkish international school kidnapped on Friday 13th January have all been rescued unhurt this evening, the police spokesperson wrote.

He added that details of the rescue would be made available later.

The Police however denied reports that their abductors made a ransom demand as reported by the media.

Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2, Kayode Aderanti, during a visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence in Abeokuta earlier on Tuesday said that no one had been contacted for ransom by the kidnappers.

Meanwhile, some key members of the gang and their informant have been arrested by the Police

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