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Abductors release medical practitioner after collecting N3 million ransom

A family source said the abductors had on Monday demanded N30 million, but settled for N3 million after intensive negotiations.

• July 27, 2022

Abductors of a private medical practitioner at Gbede in Surulere Local Government Area of Oyo State have released him after collecting N3 million ransom.

Chairman of the local government council, Isaiah Adegbite, confirmed the release.

Police spokesman in Oyo State, Adewale Osifeso, also confirmed the release to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Wednesday, but was silent on the ransom payment.

The medical practitioner was abducted from his hospital premises on Friday and later released on Tuesday.

A family source revealed that the abductors demanded N30 million ransom on Monday, but settled for N3 million after intensive negotiations.

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