Police Confirm Release Of Abducted Cleric, Wife, Driver


The abducted Bishop of Jebba Diocese, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Adeyinka Aderogba , his wife, and driver have regained their freedom after spending about 48 hours in captivity.

This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday evening by the Oyo State Police Command spokesperson, SP Adewale Osifeso.

According to Osifeso, the cleric, his wife and driver regained their freedom unhurt around by 6:20pm on Tuesday.

The trio were abducted on Sunday after their vehicle developed mechanical fault while travelling from Yewa, in Ogun State, to Jebba, Kwara State, enroute an isolated area along new Oyo/Ogbomoso expressway.

“The massive deployment of Police personnel for the operation to rescue the victims and the domination of the entire area by the Police Tactical Teams pressurised the abductors in freeing the victims.

“Investigation is ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators of this heinous crime and bring them to justice,” the statement added.

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