Abducted staff of private school in Ondo state regains freedom


A staff of Chimola School, Akure, Ondo State, who was abducted on Thursday morning after gunmen hijacked the school bus has regained freedom.

Speaking after the incident, Omolayo Ojo said the gunmen threatened to harm her if she did not cooperate with them

She added that she was later released in the bush at Ilara Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state.

In a reaction, the Principal of the school, Bolatito Akindemowo confirmed that no pupil was abducted during the incident, adding that security operatives have been briefed of the incident.

“This has never happened to our school before. However, the staff that was kidnapped has been released but we are yet to find the school bus. We have reported the incident to the police,” the principal stated.

At about 6.45 on Thursday, gunmen had reportedly abducted the victim and hijacked the private school’s bus in Oba Ile Estate of Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.

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